Most spoken language in each family

Enter the most spoken language in each language family. Japanese and Korean are included in Altaic.
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Last updated: December 7, 2015
First submittedDecember 7, 2015
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Indo-European
Spanish
Sino-Tibetan
Mandarin
Altaic
Japanese
Afro-Asiatic
Arabic
Dravidian
Telugu
Austronesian
Javanese
Tai-Kadai
Thai
Austroasiatic
Vietnamese
Uralic
Hungarian
Caucasian
Georgian
Niger-Congo
Yoruba
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Level 68
Dec 7, 2015
Is this by total speakers or native speakers? If it is by total, Malay should be the most spoken of the Austronesian, as most Indonesians learn it as a second language (referred to as Bahasa Indonesia), for a total of 200-250 million speakers. If it's by native speakers, then Spanish and Yoruba should be the leaders in Indo-European and Niger-Congo, respectively.
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Level 23
Dec 7, 2015
It is by native, I will edit
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Level 33
Feb 23, 2020
A nice quiz, but what stands for 'Caucasian' language family? There is a (hypothetical) family called North Caucasian, but Georgian is by no means related to it. It's a completely different family, Kartvelian. I think this should be fixed somehow.