About Afrikaans Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Afrikaans is a West Germanic language. The language is widely spoken in South Africa, Namibia. It is also spoken in Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe but it is a lesser spoken language in these countries. The Afrikaans language is also called Cape Dutch. It was developed by 17th-century Dutch. Afrikaans and English are the only languages that are the official languages of South Africa. Afrikaans is very similar to Dutch, but there are clear differences between the two. It differs from Standard Dutch and has a different sound system. Afrikaans was adopted in schools in 1914. It was also the official language in the Dutch Reformed Church in 1919. distinct Afrikaans literature also gained a lot of popularity in the 20th century. The translation of the Bible is also available in Afrikaans and it was first was published in 1933.
About Kannada Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Kannada is commonly known as Kanarese. It is a Dravidian language and is spoken predominantly by the people of Karnataka in the region of India. It is spoken by linguistic minorities in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala, and Goa. Kannada has roughly 43 million native speakers. It is also spoken as a second and third language. Kannada has over 12.9 million non-native speakers in Karnataka. Kannada was the court language in many powerful dynasties of south and central India. It is one of the official languages of India and the official language of the state of Karnataka. Kannada has a special Kannada script, which is called the Kadamba script. Kannada has an unbroken literary history and has an extensive Kannada literature.