Language Maps

Earth in European languages
‘Earth’ in European languages
The English word “Earth”, German “Erde”, Swedish “jorden”, and similar expressions in other Germanic languages come from Proto-Germanic (...)
April 22, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Most studied languages in lower secondary education
Most studied foreign languages in lower secondary education in Europe
English is the most widely studied foreign language in all European countries (which should not be surprising) except Luxembourg, but what (...)
April 5, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘Easter’ in European languages
The English word “Easter” (and similar words in several other Germanic languages) is derived from the name Eostre, a Germanic goddess (...)
April 1, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Official languages in South and Central America
Official languages in South and Central America
The language situation in South and Central America may seem simpleBrazilians speak Portuguese, and the rest speaks Spanish, (...)
March 26, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Woman in European languages
‘Woman’ in European languages
The map below shows how to say “woman” in European languages. The colouring is based on etymology, not on language families (in other (...)
March 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
I love you in European languages
‘I love you’ in European languages
Did you know that “I love you!” is more commonly used in English than “Good morning!”? (I can prove it!). It is used to express feelings (...)
February 14, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
“New Year’s resolution” in European languages
A New Year’s resolution is a vow people make to themselves to change an undesired habit or behaviour. The following map shows what New (...)
January 3, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Happy New Year in European languages
‘Happy New Year’ in European languages
Learn how to wish a “Happy New Year” in German, French, Spanish, Italian and other languages with my neatly coloured map! (...)
December 30, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘Merry Christmas’ in European languages
A map showing how to wish people a “Merry Christmas” in French, German, Spanish, Italian and other European languages. (...)
December 17, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Christmas Gift-Bringers of Europe
Christmas gift-bringers of Europe
Find out who brings Christmas gifts in France, Germany, Spain, and many other countries by looking at this neatly coloured map. (...)
December 14, 2017 – Jakub MarianEnglish, French, German, Italian, Maps, Spanish