Mastering German will take from you 750 hours or 30 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated point.
Learning Tetum might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks German in Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Denmark, France, and Namibia, US.
Number of native speakers is about 95,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 123,000,000. The biggest country in which German is used as a native language is Germany.
Native speakers of Tetum are mostly from Indonesia and are about 500,000 people.
Tetum are spoken fluently by 550,000 people.
The language is spoken in Indonesia, Rote and West Timor East Timor.
German came from Western group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.
Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family is the origin of Tetum language.