Language names

The table below shows native/local names for languages in their own scripts, or autoglottonyms. You can click on the language names that are links to hear how they are pronounced, and on the English names of the languages to find out more about them.

English name Native name
Abaza абаза бызшва (abaza bəzš˚a)
Abenaki Alnôba
Abkhaz аҧсуа бызшәа (aṗsua byzš˚a)
Adyghe адыгэбзэ (adəgăbză)
Afar ʿAfár af
Afrikaans Afrikaans
Ainu アイヌ イタク/Aynu itak
Akan akan
Albanian shqip / gjuha shqipe
Aleut Unangam tunuu
Amharic ኣማርኛ (amarəñña)
Apache Ndéé
Arabic (al arabiya) العربية
Aragonese Fabla / l'Aragonés
Aramaic (Ancient) (lišānā 'aramā'ā) לשנא ארמיא
Aramaic (Syriac) (lešānā surjājā) ܠܫܢܐ ܤܘܪܝܝܐ
Aramaic (Neo-) (ātûrāyâ) ܐܬܘܪܝܐ (sûret) ܣܘܪܬ
Aranese Aranés
Arapaho Hinono'eitiit
Argobba ዓርጎባ (Äynū) / አዓርጎባ ኣፍ
Armenian Հայերէն (Hayeren)
Հայերեն լեզու (Hayeren lezou)
Aromanian (Vlach) Armãneashti / Armãneashce / Rrãmãneasht
Arrernte Arrernte angkentye
Assamese অসমীয়া (asamīẏa)
Asturian Asturianu
Avar магIарул мацI (ma'arul mats) авар мацӀ (avar maċ)
Awngi አውጚ
Aymara aymar aru
Azerbaijani Azərbaycan dili / Азәрбајҹан дили / آذربايجانجا ديلي

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Other collections of language names

http://www.geonames.de/languages.html
http://dicts.info/languages2.php

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