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Old 07-01-2012, 06:09 PM
 
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English and Celtic
Japanese and Korean

I am Chinese and cannot differentiate between the latter two. If I only knew Chinese, I would have trouble between the former two.
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:22 AM
 
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turkish and azerbaijani
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:46 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Originally Posted by Haowen Wong View Post
English and Celtic
Japanese and Korean

I am Chinese and cannot differentiate between the latter two. If I only knew Chinese, I would have trouble between the former two.
Are you serious? English and 'Celtic' (which is a language family) and not similar at all.

Nor are Korean and Japanese. In fact, they're not even in the same family.
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Czech Republic
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Spanish and Portuguese
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:51 AM
 
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Spanish - Italian - Portuguese.

English - Dutch
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:03 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California
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Russian-Belarusian-Ukranian

English-Frisian-Low German (the latter really isn't that similar to standard German)

Hebrew-Aramaic-Arabic


Southern American (Dixie) Northern Manitoba (Canuk) Just kidding...kinda
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Its "Canuck", Gentoo.

Geez. lol
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Farsi-Dari.
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:40 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California
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Its "Canuck", Gentoo.

Geez. lol
LOL I had the extra C in there and thought it didn't look right. Shows how much I know
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Old 08-17-2013, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Seattle now, Portland originally
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croatian and serbian.

I think many people would have a hard time seeing the difference between these two.
They're actually the same language, just minor differences in accent and slang.
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