About Estonian Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Estonian is a Uralic language of the Finnic branch and is spoken in Estonia. It is the official language of Estonia and is spoken by almost 1.1 million people; 922,000 people in Estonia. It is also spoken by 160,000 outside Estonia. It is a Southern Finnic language and has gained a lot of popularity. Estonian belongs to the Finnic branch and it belongs to the Uralic language family. The Finnic group also includes Finnish and some other minority languages. It is spoken around the Baltic Sea and in Saint Petersburg. It is a popular language alongside Finnish, Hungarian and Maltese. Estonian is one of the four official languages that is most spoken in the European Union. It has some overlaps in the vocabulary. Estonian and Germanic languages are of different origins. There are many similar words in Estonian and German languages. The Estonian language has borrowed one-third of its vocabulary from Germanic languages. It was introduced during the German rule and High German.