The 10 Most Beautiful Languages in the World

Hobbit
Posts3Likes 3Joined 11/7/2018LocationPH
Native
Tagalog
Other Spanish
Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
Native
Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

I absolutely adore French. :) I've tried learning it 3 times now -- first when I was 19, then 23, then 25. Failed miserably in all three tries. Hahahaha! I get dejected because I can't do nasal sounds so I just quit after 3 - 4 sessions.

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Ent
Posts760Likes 466Joined 18/3/2018LocationBellingham / US
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English
Learning Korean
Other Chinese - Mandarin, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Thai

French sounds beautiful, I agree. But how about written language?

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Hobbit
Posts3Likes 3Joined 11/7/2018LocationPH
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Tagalog
Other Spanish

Written language.. Thai is a challenge.



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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

I'm a Voice and Accent trainer so my focus has always been to be able to speak fluently. I'm super self-conscious though so after a month (4 sessions, 1 per week) of lessons and still being unable to produce an acceptable uvular R and the nasal sound in bonjour, I quit. :S

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

I haven't tried learning it. Interest in the culture (movies, music, history) is a big thing for me so of the Asian languages, I only tried learning two -- Korean because I got started on Kpop in the late 90s and Japanese because I got started on anime even earlier than Kpop. :)

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Dwarf
Posts56Likes 44Joined 9/7/2018LocationDE
Native
German
Other English, Russian, Spanish, Tamil

For me its spanish. I love hearing people talk in spanish :3

harmony. 

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

It's such a... passionate language, isn't it? :) I'm from the Philippines and we have a bajillion words borrowed from Spanish. :)

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Dwarf
Posts56Likes 44Joined 9/7/2018LocationDE
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German
Other English, Russian, Spanish, Tamil

Jessica.Moreno wrote:
It's such a... passionate language, isn't it? :) I'm from the Philippines and we have a bajillion words borrowed from Spanish. :)

yees like singing! 

you do? cool! can you make an expample?

harmony. 

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

Most people here can count in Spanish. The spelling is different though. Uno, dos, tres, kwatro, sinko, sais, siyete, otso, nueve (I can't remember the Tagalog spelling. Hahahaha!) and diyes.


We also say "Kumusta ka" like "Como esta". It's also common for older people to curse at you by saying "Por dios, por santo." Hahahaha!

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Dwarf
Posts56Likes 44Joined 9/7/2018LocationDE
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German
Other English, Russian, Spanish, Tamil

Jessica.Moreno wrote:
Most people here can count in Spanish. The spelling is different though. Uno, dos, tres, kwatro, sinko, sais, siyete, otso, nueve (I can't remember the Tagalog spelling. Hahahaha!) and diyes.
We also say "Kumusta ka" like "Como esta". It's also common for older people to curse at you by saying "Por dios, por santo." Hahahaha!


thats cool! never heard of it! 

harmony. 

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

We were under the Spanish rule for 300 years so in some parts of the country, the Spanish influence is still pretty evident. :)

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Dwarf
Posts56Likes 44Joined 9/7/2018LocationDE
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German
Other English, Russian, Spanish, Tamil

Jessica.Moreno wrote:
We were under the Spanish rule for 300 years so in some parts of the country, the Spanish influence is still pretty evident. :)


well this now explains everything

harmony. 

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

Yeah. :) There are tourist spots that highlight this like Intramuros (Walled City) in Manila. Vigan also attracts a lot of tourists since they have areas with preserved Spanish buildings and even brick roads. :)

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Hobbit
Posts34Likes 18Joined 13/7/2018LocationCA
Native
French, Spanish
Other English, Italian, Portuguese

I was born in Montreal, speak french fluently and would say spanish (and portuguese) sounds more beautiful to me. Portuguese sounds like they are singing all the time (due to their intonation). 

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

I haven't heard Portuguese yet. I'll check it out on Youtube. :)

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Elf
Posts171Likes 88Joined 11/7/2018Location
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Tagalog
Other English, German, Spanish

It seems like Chinese language is really hard to learn.

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Ranger
Posts298Likes 165Joined 11/7/2018LocationManila / PH
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Tagalog
Learning English, Korean

One of the hardest, I heard. It's because the slightest lilt change in intonation already makes it a different word.

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ikay

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Hobbit
Posts15Likes 4Joined 13/7/2018LocationKaduna / NG
Learning Hebrew

That's the bomb bro.... I am with 

V.  

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