Comparison between number of words in languages around the world, Twitter, 18 December 2013

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Translation

Comparison between number of words in languages around the world

Four of the most important living languages were compared according to the number of words in each language mentioned in the most important resources and dictionaries available in each language.

1. Arabic: 12,302,912
The number of non-repeated Arabic words.

2. English: 600,000
The number of English words according to the largest available dictionaries.

3. French: 150,000
The number of French words according to the largest available dictionaries.

4. Russian: 130,000
The number of Russian words according to the largest available dictionaries.

Translated by Kevin Moore.

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