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Unread postby Muhammad » Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:47 am

Bush Baptist wrote:
Sounds Greek to me!


anything strange always sounds Greek?

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Unread postby Brummie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 10:28 am

My 'mother tongue' is English

I have a modicum of French (rather rusty) and a smattering of German (you know, 'ein bier', 'zwei bier', etc.).

I know about four expressions in Japanese (one of which is, apparently, unrepeatable - so I won't)

Usually I just talk pure Gibberish
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Unread postby Salva » Mon Nov 13, 2006 11:39 am

Muhammad wrote:
Salva wrote:So what's your first language than?


its written left to right.the alphabets are symbol like and when you talk too fast your tongue gets twisted... :wink:


Nope still don't know what it is! Chinese? Sanskriet? Arab?
U lacht en U heeft gelijk dat U lacht maar het is niet om mee te lachen

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Unread postby Brummie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:02 pm

My guess would be hindi (?)
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Unread postby Muhammad » Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:22 pm

Brummie wrote:My guess would be hindi (?)


similar to Hindi,but my language is Gujerati.

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Unread postby Luzie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:15 pm

Gujerati is one of the official languages in India, isn´t it ?

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Unread postby Luzie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:21 pm

German speaking. GUTEN ABEND !
a little bit english ....
a bit french BONSOIR !
five words in italian BUONA SERA
and some greek , but it took nearly a year to read and write this language, uuufff
KALIMERA

and - as I live near the border to SWITZERLAND and as I work in Switzerland "swiss dialect" GRUEZI MITENAND !
Swiss dialect sounds a bit like a throat disease.....

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Unread postby Luzie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:24 pm

કેમ છો?

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Unread postby Muhammad » Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:58 am

Luzie wrote:કેમ છો?


= How are you

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Unread postby simonb6 » Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:04 am

Luzie wrote:<....>and some greek , but it took nearly a year to read and write this language, uuufff
KALIMERA .....

I said that to a waiter in a Greek restaurant once, and got a plate of deep fried squid rings :shock:
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:06 am

Muhammad wrote:
Luzie wrote:કેમ છો?


= How are you

Thanks Muhammad!
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Unread postby Salva » Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:31 am

Muhammad wrote:
Brummie wrote:My guess would be hindi (?)


similar to Hindi,but my language is Gujerati.


Thanks Muhammad!
U lacht en U heeft gelijk dat U lacht maar het is niet om mee te lachen

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Unread postby DuQues » Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:00 am

Gujarati, the 23rd most spoken language in the world.
I did not know it was spoken that much! :shock:
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Feel free to use any of these additional letters to correct the spelling of words found in the above post: a-e-t-n-d-i-o-s-m-l-u-y-h-c

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Unread postby gwendolen » Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:06 pm

Poor Frisian, it doesn't even have a ranking. :lol: Not that I can really speak it, can only understand it.

My first language is English, I learnt to speak Dutch when I was 10. I used to be able to speak quite a bit of French and German, but I am very much out of practise. I can understand Afrikaans, but also can't speak it.

Of course I can order beer in almost every language. :wink:

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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Nov 14, 2006 10:05 pm

My boss is German and when you get into his car he always says furze nicht in auto and opens the windows. I suppose he likes fresh air and wishes he had a soft top.
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