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Languages used in Eurovision

Can you name all the languages that have been used in the Eurovision Song Contest since its inception in 1956?
A song is counted to be fully sung in a language if a single verse or more was sung in it.
Regional dialects are not counted (Finland Swedish, Viennese German etc.) but Creole languages are.
For the purposes of this quiz Serbo-Croatian is counted as separate languages.
Songs from the 2020 contest are counted, despite it having been cancelled.
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Winning Songs
First Appearance
Language
2016
Crimean Tatar
1957
Danish
1956
Dutch
1957
English
1956
French
1956
German
1973
Hebrew
1956
Italian
1960
Norwegian
1964
Portuguese
1961
Serbian
1961
Spanish
1958
Swedish
2004
Ukrainian
Full Songs
First Appearance
Language
2003
Fictional language
2006
Albanian
1992
Antillean Creole
1980
Arabic
2017
Belarusian
1993
Bosnian
1996
Breton
2007
Bulgarian
2004
Catalan
2011
Corsican
1993
Croatian
2007
Czech
1994
Estonian
1961
Finnish
2018
Georgian
1974
Greek
1994
Hungarian
1986
Icelandic
1972
Irish
2004
Latvian
2004
Lithuanian
1960
Luxembourgish
1998
Macedonian
1971
Maltese
2005
Montenegrin
1991
Neapolitan
1994
Polish
1994
Romanian
1989
Romansh
1994
Russian
1999
Samogitian
1994
Slovak
1966
Slovene
1975
Turkish
2012
Udmurt
2004
Võro
Lines or Phrases
First Appearance
Language
2019
Abkhaz
2020
Amharic
1995
Ancient Greek
2007
Armenian
2024
Azerbaijani
2018
Japanese
2018
Karelian
2022
Latin
2009
Romani
1980
Sámi
2017
Sanskrit
2021
Sranan Tongo
2007
Surzhyk
2011
Swahili
2006
Tahitian
2024
Yankunytjatjara
5 Comments
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Level 59
Feb 18, 2024
Although Romani and Sami languages vary widely from region to region it is difficult to differentiate dialects based on the limited amount of text provided within the songs.

For pre-dissolution of Yugoslavia I assumed the language to be Serbian and not Serbo-Croatian -- if that is not the case, please let me know. Additionally had some trouble telling if Chakavian and Surzhyk should be counted or not.

Main source:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_languages_in_the_Eurovision_Song_Contest

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Level 59
May 22, 2024
The song ''Rock me baby'' from group ''Riva'' is sung in croatian by croatian singers. If you ask me accepting serbo-croatian for it would be ok I guess, but croatian should be accepted for sure. Serbian would be incorrect imo.
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Level 59
Mar 6, 2024
Updated to include a new language introduced in the 2024 edition of the contest. Quite likely the least "guessable" of the lot.
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Level 74
May 22, 2024
Don't you count sign language? It has been used in the contest several times, first by Latvia in 2005. (Technically, of course, you don't "sing" in it.)
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Level 56
May 23, 2024
I did think of Ancient Greek but assumed it would have been contained in "Greek". Perhaps you ought to specify "Modern Greek" when it pops up, to be clear? Ancient Greek is just as much Greek as Modern Greek is, after all.