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Old 10-24-2013, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Filipinas
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I've been to Ternate because we have family friend who lives there. Chavacano in Cavite has mixed tagalog more than Chavacano in Zamboanga that mixed the native languages surrounded the areas. Chavacano Ermita and Chavacano Davao is 2 of the areas that used to speak Creole but was diluted.
I guess Ermita is same as Chavacano Cavite.

 
Old 10-24-2013, 01:58 PM
 
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Tagalog sounds too strange.
 
Old 10-24-2013, 02:01 PM
 
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Korean doesn't sound nice to me IMO. Japanese sounds more like a cultured language to the ears.

Mandarin, if too heavy accented or tongue-rolling like the Beijing dialect, is too rural-ish. But if spoken without regional accents as in Standard Mandarin (or like those spoken in Taiwan and Malaysia/Singapore), I find it pleasant.

Hokkien/Taiwanese and the related dialects (Teochew/Foochow etc) are too coarse to my liking. Cantonese is nicer. Hakka sounds weird yet can be quite ok.

Malay can be a beautiful language, esp in the poetries etc. Thai (esp Bangkok dialect) is soft and nice, unlike the harsher counterparts spoken in the southern provinces.

Hindi sounds exotic and beautiful. On the other hand, Tamil seems chaotic to me.
Beijing accent is too "rural-ish"?
Are you kidding?
 
Old 10-24-2013, 02:19 PM
 
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Tagalog sounds too strange.
Maybe it sounds strange because it doesnt sound like other Asian languages. It sounds a bit like Indonesian/Malaysian
 
Old 10-24-2013, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Newport Beach, California
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I think Japanese does. .
Thanks
 
Old 10-24-2013, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Czech Republic
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Tagalog sounds too strange.
Why is it strange ?
 
Old 10-24-2013, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Bellevue
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You know, doesn't really matter which Asian language sounds beautiful. To me, they seem to all sound the same in bed.
 
Old 10-25-2013, 01:37 AM
 
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i like Cantonese
 
Old 10-25-2013, 06:23 AM
 
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I like the sound of Japanese, Filipino and Malay. They sound the most pleasant in my ears.
 
Old 10-27-2013, 05:10 PM
 
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I like the sound of Japanese, Filipino and Malay. They sound the most pleasant in my ears.
I agree with you and also I like Chavacano too. I thought Mandarin Chinese sounded awful and ugly and horrible, but after listening to it a lot, I got used to it and tolerated it. I kind of like it now. I think Hindi/Urdu sound pretty cool.
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