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I exist in many languages
In these languages, I exist in many forms

In the most common language, I am defined as breathable
In an ethnic group which has the same name as a programming language, I am defined as drinkable
Whereas in Welsh, I am defined as readable

What can I be?

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  • $\begingroup$ Instead of naming your puzzles after which puzzle posting number they are, please give them a more meaningful name. Many people will use the title of a puzzle posting to give an extra hint or bit of commentary on the puzzle, and many people who are posting riddles will choose to select one (often central) line of their riddle and make that the title as well. For this one, maybe something like "Breathe me, drink me, read me - name me!" might work. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Mar 23 '18 at 13:15
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Is it:

Air?

In the most common language, I am defined as breathable

In English, it's air

In an ethnic group which has the same name as a programming language, I am defined as drinkable

Java is both a programming language and Indonesian group. Water in Indonesian language is air

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Whereas in Welsh, I am defined as readable

Word corresponds to air in Welsh. Thanks @PuzzledPig

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    $\begingroup$ Perhaps the third definition at this link would help for the last line? $\endgroup$ – puzzledPig Mar 23 '18 at 4:30
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    $\begingroup$ Nice, will add this! $\endgroup$ – Nikhil Eshvar Mar 23 '18 at 4:35

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