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View Poll Results: Most beautiful sound languages?
Japanese 13 20.97%
Spanish 18 29.03%
French 29 46.77%
Hindi/Urdu 7 11.29%
English 9 14.52%
German 8 12.90%
Portuguese 11 17.74%
Russian 6 9.68%
Arabic 6 9.68%
Mandarin 5 8.06%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 62. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-14-2013, 09:54 AM
 
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German has too much noise (Polish is much worse). Mandarin has zero noise.
English is somehow in between.
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Eastlake Park, PHX
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Nahuatl.
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:22 PM
 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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Most of people who I know perceive German as a harsh or even ugly language, mostly because of the guttural "ch" sound. But I like it. It's also my favourite language for studying.
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Glasgow, uk
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I love the Spanish language
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:13 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Spanish, Spanish, Spanish.

there are different dialects that i can say it that many times. i guess for the poll's purposes:

spanish, french, german. i agree with Fabio's statement. tho different dialects pronounce the ch differently. i always feel like my german is such crap because as an innercity english and spanish speaker, i dont pronounce my consonants as hard as the language requires.
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Italian! Them ladies are hawt.
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:19 PM
 
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If you are going to do a list of the most beautiful sounding languages and put German in there and leave out Italian I think you need a new list. lol
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:53 AM
 
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Ukrainian.
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At a contest of languages beauty in Paris in 1934, the Ukrainian language was third after French and Persian on criteria such as phonetics, vocabulary, phraseology and sentence structure. According to melodiousness the Ukrainian language took the second place after Italian.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:11 AM
 
Location: Europe
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I find British English very elegant, Thai sounds very soft and Italian very musical.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:02 PM
 
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I think Persian is so, so beautiful. Hearing it makes me think of a desert wind: Slow, soothing, and soft.

I also think Swahili is beautiful! So much emotion in each sound. THis and persian are the two languages I would learn just on the basis of how beautiful they sound.

Brazilian Portuguese is very nice as well. Portuguese in general is a beautiful language, but All the other accents (except the Mozambican one) seem to 'eat' the vowels (if you speak portuguese, you'll know what I'm saying). BPortuguese did the 180, and it's an accented that basically sounds like it hates consonants, so it sounds like one long collection of "oo's", "ei's", and "eyu's." LOVE IT!
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