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Ugliest + Coolest Languages 4 U?

Postby Masato » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:53 pm

Hey all

- What languages do you find annoying or 'ugly' to hear?

- What languages do you think sound awesome?

Lets be honest about our lingustic biases! :D

Top 3 Ugliest Languages:

1. French. It always sounds like they are gagging on something or about to puke. SOMETIMES when a pretty woman speaks french it can sound delightful for a while. Men always sound gay.

2. Dutch. My mother is Dutch I have heard plenty. It is one goofy sounding language.

3. German. Its kind of cool, kind of a badass language but for some reason whenever I hear people talking it I just start laughing

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Postby Masato » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:54 pm

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Top 3 Coolest Languages:

(getting a work call now, gotta go_)

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Postby Vutulaki » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:03 am

Ugly

Anything central european
Arabic
Persian
All south asian languages
Korean
Cantonese

Beautiful
Spanish thats spoken in south america
Japanese

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Postby Megaterio Llamas » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:35 pm

Vutulaki wrote:Ugly

Anything central european
Arabic
Persian
All south asian languages
Korean
Cantonese

Beautiful
Spanish thats spoken in south america
Japanese


Persian doesn't sound too bad to my ears, of course I hear it spoken on the street every day and the speakers are always very friendly to me. Finnic and Turkic languages are not very easy on the ears though, I find. Hungarian too I guess, they're all related.

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Postby Som-Pong » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:57 am

Don't mind persian either and the turkic languages are harsh on my ears. I like Latin.

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Postby Vutulaki » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:38 am

Som-Pong wrote:Don't mind persian either and the turkic languages are harsh on my ears. I like Latin.


Thats because you and Mega are assholes

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Postby Luigi » Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:15 pm

The Romans commented that Semitic languages tend to be uncouth. While I agree I would also add that they are also well suited for the recitation of poetry. The tonal languages of east Asia all have the tendency to talk very loudly, which sounds unpleasant. Turkic languages I don't think are too bad. The vowel system sounds bizarre but otherewise it sounds fine. The African languages with the clicks is another one that sounds bizarre but not necessarily terrible. If I were to pick 5 ugliest all 5 would be tonal Asian languages spoken by loud old people.

For coolest:
1. Sumerian
2. PIE
3. Akkadian
4. English from around 1300
5. Nova Scotia Gaelic

Vutu added most beautiful so I will too:
1. Latin
2. Spanish
3. Finnish
4. Icelandish
5. Elfdalish
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Postby Masato » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:13 pm

Icelandic is indeed awesome sounding.

I have no idea what Elfdalish is though, lol

Vutu and I agree on Spanish and Japanese, both awesome.


If we are going for dialects/accents I have to say Australian and South African bug the shit out of me, lol. Sound so pompous. I have no trouble with the british accent however unless you're a royal

Jamaican and Scottish/Irish english are always tasty to hear for my ears

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Postby Luigi » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:27 am

Masato wrote:Icelandic is indeed awesome sounding.

I have no idea what Elfdalish is though, lol


Its the tongue of Elfdale Sweden. They have a sound set sundry from other North tongues. It sounds more English to me.
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Postby Som-Pong » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:16 am

Vutulaki wrote:
Som-Pong wrote:Don't mind persian either and the turkic languages are harsh on my ears. I like Latin.


Thats because you and Mega are assholes


Whoa there! How did you arrive at that conclusion?

Yiddish also sounds like shit to me.


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