The Estonian language (Estonian: eesti keel) is a Uralic language. It is mainly spoken in Estonia. The Estonian language is similar to Finnish and is one of the few national languages of Europe not to be an Indo-European language.
|1.1 million (2012)|
|Latin (Estonian alphabet)|
Official language in
|Regulated by||Institute of the Estonian Language / Eesti Keele Instituut, Emakeele Selts (semi-official)|
ekk – Standard Estonian
vro – Võro
Distribution of estonian language
The Estonian alphabet uses the Latin alphabet. It has many vowels, including Ö, Ä, Õ and Ü.
It has been influenced by and adopted many words from German and Swedish. The Estonian language also has different dialects.
|Sina/Sa||You (in singular)|
|Teie/Te||You (in plural)|
|Olen/Mina olen||I am|
- ↑ Estonian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Standard Estonian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Võro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)