Languages questions This is a list of recently added questions about languages. Play languages quiz and see all the questions. An alphasyllabary writing system used mostly in India and Nepal is called...Devanagari. The Devanagari script is used for over 120 languages, making it one of the most used and adopted writing systems in the world. Among the languages using it are: Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Pali and Sanskrit.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% runesrunes248HindiHindi1125DevanagariDevanagari825hieroglyphshieroglyphs90Hinduism riddles » Which country is called Cymru in its own language?Wales. Cymru means Wales in Welsh language.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 34% CyprusCyprus377BelarusBelarus92WalesWales361ChileChile222words riddles » Where is the Monégasque dialect spoken?In Monaco. Monégasque (natively Munegascu) is a dialect of Ligurian language spoken in Monaco as well as nearby in Italy and France. Because the Monégasques are only a minority in Monaco, the official language of Monaco is French.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% in Mongoliain Mongolia66in Maroccoin Marocco119in Monacoin Monaco165in New Caledoniain New Caledonia227France riddles » Which alphabet is this?Tibetan. The Tibetan alphabet is very closely linked to a broad ethnic Tibetan identity, spanning across areas in Tibet, Bhutan, India and Nepal. The Tibetan alphabet is of Indic origin and it is ancestral to the Limbu alphabet, the Lepcha alphabet, and the multilingual 'Phags-pa script.Created by: Tschukavery hard 39% BengaliBengali352MalayMalay330TibetanTibetan928SanskritSanskrit738alphabets riddles » Where did the word "astronomy" come from?From Greek. Astronomy (from Greek: ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. Created by: Tschukahard 59% from Greekfrom Greek752From LatinFrom Latin434From PrussianFrom Prussian50From EnglishFrom English27curiosities riddles » Which communicative function of language serves as small talk and social pleasantries, but don't offer any information of value?Phatic. The phatic expression is a communication which serves a social function such as small talk and social pleasantries that don't seek or offer any information of value. For example, greetings such as "hello" and "how are you?" are phatic expressions.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% emotiveemotive637phaticphatic1388conativeconative891referentialreferential927 How many writing systems does Japanese language have?Four - kanji, hiragana, katakana, rōmaji. The modern Japanese writing system is a combination of three character types: logographic kanji, which are adopted Chinese characters, and syllabic katakana and hirigana. There is also a romanization system called rōmaji, mostly used in materials for foreigners. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 33% One - kanjiOne - kanji96Two - kanji, watashiTwo - kanji, watashi307Three - kanji, hiragana, katakanaThree - kanji, hiragana, katakana772Four - kanji, hiragana, katakana, rōmajiFour - kanji, hiragana, katakana, rōmaji590Japan riddles » Where does the name of the Russian currency come from - the ruble?From breaking. The word "ruble" comes from the verb meaning "break" and refers to the Middle Ages, when pieces of silver were broken into smaller ones when changing money. The ruble was the world's first decimal currency: it was decimalised in 1704 when the ruble became legally equal to 100 kopeks.Created by: Tschukavery hard 22% from breakingfrom breaking340from the red colorfrom the red color388from a two-headed eaglefrom a two-headed eagle450from notches on the edgefrom notches on the edge301coins riddles » What is the meaning of the Latin sentence "Lex posterior derogat legi priori"?A later act repeals the binding force of an earlier act. Lex specialis, in legal theory and practice, is a doctrine relating to the interpretation of laws and can apply in both domestic and international law contexts.The situation ordinarily arises with regard to the construction of earlier-enacted specific legislation when more general legislation is later passed. However, then, the doctrine called "lex posterior derogat legi priori" may also apply, the younger law overriding the older law Created by: Tschukahard 40% a later act repeals the binding force of an earlier acta later act repeals the binding force of an earlier act306the superior law repeals a subordinate actthe superior law repeals a subordinate act143law is not retroactivelaw is not retroactive239The law does not enforce impossible thingsThe law does not enforce impossible things70law riddles » What is April Fool's Day called in France?April Fish . April Fools’ Day traditions are followed by all French children on 1 April. Paper fish are used to play an April Fools trick, involving sticking a paper fish onto the back of as many adults as possible, then running away yelling “Poisson d’Avril” (April Fish!). Created by: Tschukahard 40% April Fish April Fish 194Fraud DayFraud Day145Liar's DayLiar's Day76Day of MistakesDay of Mistakes64France riddles » Play languages quiz and see all the questions.