Guess the language!
______ is spoken by approximately 75 million people.
These people mainly live in North and South *****.
However, there are also ______ minorities in China and Japan.
It is still debated as to which language family ______ belongs.
The fact that ***** is divided is also noticeable in the language of the two countries.
South *****, for example, adopts many words from English.
North ______s often do not understand these words.
The standard languages of both countries are based on the dialects of their respective capital cities.
Another feature of the ______ language is its preciseness.
For example, the language indicates which relationship speakers have to one another.
That means there are a great deal of polite forms of address and many different terms for relatives.
The ______ writing system is a letter system.
Individual letters are combined as syllables in imaginary squares.
Especially interesting are the consonants that function as pictures through their shape.
They show which position mouth, tongue, palate and throat have in the pronunciation.