About Norwegian Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Norwegian is a North German language that is the official language in Norway. The dialect continuum of this language is similar to that of Swedish and Danish. It features local as well as regional varieties that are easy to distinguish. The native speakers are 5.32 million. This language is written in many standard forms but Nynorsk is the official one. Norwegian belongs to Indo-European and German language families. The retroflex consonants feature only in the Eastern dialect. Even the dialect of Northwestern Norwegian is quite similar to Spanish. The native speakers have a pitch accent that has two distinctive patterns just like Swedish. All the two-syllable words have identical pronunciations. As Norwegian doesn’t have accent marks it is pronounced with a simple tone.
About Chinese (Simplified) Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Chinese is the official language of China and Hong Kong. The simplified characters are one of the major written scripts in China. These characters are not only used in China but other places in the world. Most of the children studying in Malaysia and Singapore all know simplified Chinese. They are also used in Hong Kong, Taiwan and even Japan. The traditional characters have been a choice in books and texts majorly. However in the modern era it covers the majority of contemporary Chinese text. In China the dialect of Chinese people is known as mandarin. It is studied with simplified characters of Chinese. You will be surprised to know that simplified characters are not used for writing. About 1.3 billion people in the world speak Chinese language.