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Senior crossword: Languages of the world

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  • 4.  Chinese dialect widely spoken in northern, central and western China (8)
  • 5.  Official language of Wales (5)
  • 8.  Language spoken in Samoa and parts of New Zealand (6)
  • 9.  Language spoken in Somalia and Ethiopia (6)
  • 10.  Official language of Holland. Also spoken in Belgium and parts of Africa (5)
  • 11.  Official language of Spain and many south and central American countries (7)
  • 13.  An Australian creole, spoken in various forms, throughout northern Australia (5)
  • 15.  An Australian Indigenous language spoken in central Australia (8)
  • 16.  Celtic language which includes Irish, Scottish and Welsh varieties (6)
  • 18.  Official language of Russia. Also spoken in a number of nearby countries (7)
  • 20.  Official language of Vietnam. Also spoken in parts of Cambodia and Laos (10)
  • 22.  Official language of the Phillipines (7)
  • 23.  Most widely spoken language in India. Also spoken in Fiji and parts of Africa (5)
  • 24.  Official language of North and South Korea (6)


  • 1.  Official language of Poland. Also spoken in parts of Russia (6)
  • 2.  Official language of Australia. Also spoken in many other countries (7)
  • 3.  Slavic language which includes Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian varieties (5,8)
  • 6.  Language spoken in south-eastern India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia (5)
  • 7.  Official language of Turkey. Also spoken in parts of nearby countries (7)
  • 12.  Official language of many countries of the Middle East and North Africa (6)
  • 14.  Official language of Italy. Also spoken in Switzerland and North Africa (7)
  • 17.  Official language of Greece. Also spoken in Cyprus (5)
  • 19.  Official language of Germany and Austria (6)
  • 21.  Official language of Cambodia (5)
  • 22.  A northern Australian Indigenous language spoken on the Tiwi Islands (4)
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