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Old 12-12-2013, 10:26 PM
 
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Include - Gender, Age, Fashion, Personality, etc...

this is kind of like the previous post "If countries were people"
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Travelling the world
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German: an angry teacher
Italian: a teenager singing.
Spanish: A priest or a poet.
Portuguese: a male teenager.
English: a woman in her 50's using a hat.
French: a soft female psychologyst.
Swedish: a gay man who designs houses.
Basque: an alien.
Dutch: a tall blonde young fisherman.
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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German: An angry person wearing a hard hart and a reflective jacket
French: An angry alcoholic wearing a beret and a scarf
Dutch: A person suffering a stroke while stoned
Swedish: A feminist wearing short shorts and a neck scarf
Finnish: A drunk wearing dirty old clothes covered in vomit
Spanish: A lazy person wearing nothing
Japanese: A 13 year old girl wearing school uniform
Chinese: An old man wearing an old robe
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:22 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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English: A person speaking loudly pointing randomly at god knows what, acts drunk.
German: Angry because he's misunderstood
Dutch: Free spirited girl who won't talk to anyone
French: Says nice things to you be secretly wants to kick your ass
Spanish: Flirtatious guy
Italian: Extroverted musician
Vietnamese: A guy trying to imitate bird calls.
Russian: Drunk guy always looking for a fight
Cantonese: A spoiled girl who constantly whines
Farsi: the calm police officer who's about to arrest you
Arabic: A child throwing a tantrum
Japanese: A sweet girl who's had a bit much to drink
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Old 12-14-2013, 01:46 PM
 
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Danish: An overly drunk man
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Old 12-14-2013, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Norwegian: Nouveau riche - newly discovered wealth, attends country clubs and doesn't know how to act. Is mocked by the established money. Lives in the countryside.
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:20 AM
 
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Languages have more colors than just one gender, or one person: Let me choose a few.

Standard Russian - 1) A strict female teacher disciplining students,
Street Russian 2) A somewhat unwelcoming drunken brat using street slang for every fourth word, being obnoxious, not minding to get into a fight, though not actually looking for one.

Russian spoken poetically 3) An announcer at a Soviet communist rally,
Standard Russian spoken by educated females 4) A highly esteemed Russian lady wearing all kinds of animal fur, being demanding yet soft in demeanor and managing to still be polite and classy, though at times pushing it. (I am sure there's more.)

Standard German - 1) Speech loaded with passive undertones of aggression and/or sarcasm, especially coming from a middle aged man speaking standard German in an educated fashion (not street slang or teenager speak). Highly anunciating parts of certain words as if to deliver a hint.
2) A skinny engineer with glasses giving an informal presentation of a project that he is part of...highly intellectual, regular speech patterns, calm demeanor.
German is a masculine language.

Greek - 1) dramatic, exaggerating tone and pronunciation, similar to Italian. Beautiful sounds, great words! like "poli", "omegali", "gamma", "chrono"...They use words in their regular everyday speech that we use in our physics classrooms lol. Slightly slower and less erratic than Spaniard Spanish, but fast, and in intonation most similar to Italian. Loud, hypomanic, excited, emotional expressions without anger, though can be misunderstood as angry behavior. Pleading yet assertive and persuasive, hypnotizing delightful speech that draws you in to the world that it came from. Highly regular word patterns on one hand, yet unpredictable accents on vowels, on the other hand.
2) A fatherly figure lecturing or disciplining.

Armenian - Extremely regular speech!!! Not to mention very monotone. Sentences seem elongated. Hard to tell when a sentence is ending...there's always more. To much of the vowel "A". Phonetically, sounds somewhat similar to Georgian, except words are elonagated, stretched out by being "filled" with vowels. Mainly a masculine language, though it's more feminine compared to Georgian.

Spaniard - erratic, too fast, so much so that they run over their own words. Not only does this affect the length of each vowel, but also skips several consonants in words.

Mexican Spanish spoken by Non-European Mexicans in the US - "chillaxed", hedonistic, carefree attitude. Tired slouchy speech.

That's it for now.

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Old 12-15-2013, 11:14 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Iber-Colchis View Post
Languages have more colors than just one gender, or one person: Let me choose a few.

Standard Russian - 1) A strict female teacher disciplining students,
Street Russian 2) A somewhat unwelcoming drunken brat using street slang for every fourth word, being obnoxious, not minding to get into a fight, though not actually looking for one.

Russian spoken poetically 3) An announcer at a Soviet communist rally,
Standard Russian spoken by educated females 4) A highly esteemed Russian lady wearing all kinds of animal fur, being demanding yet soft in demeanor and managing to still be polite and classy, though at times pushing it. (I am sure there's more.)

Standard German - 1) Speech loaded with passive undertones of aggression and/or sarcasm, especially coming from a middle aged man speaking standard German in an educated fashion (not street slang or teenager speak). Highly anunciating parts of certain words as if to deliver a hint.
2) A skinny engineer with glasses giving an informal presentation of a project that he is part of...highly intellectual, regular speech patterns, calm demeanor.
German is a masculine language.

Greek - 1) dramatic, exaggerating tone and pronunciation, similar to Italian. Beautiful sounds, great words! like "poli", "omegali", "gamma", "chrono"...They use words in their regular everyday speech that we use in our physics classrooms lol. Slightly slower and less erratic than Spaniard Spanish, but fast, and in intonation most similar to Italian. Loud, hypomanic, excited, emotional expressions without anger, though can be misunderstood as angry behavior. Pleading yet assertive and persuasive, hypnotizing delightful speech that draws you in to the world that it came from. Highly regular word patterns on one hand, yet unpredictable accents on vowels, on the other hand.
2) A fatherly figure lecturing or disciplining.

Armenian - Extremely regular speech!!! Not to mention very monotone. Sentences seem elongated. Hard to tell when a sentence is ending...there's always more. To much of the vowel "A". Phonetically, sounds somewhat similar to Georgian, except words are elonagated, stretched out by being "filled" with vowels. Mainly a masculine language, though it's more feminine compared to Georgian.

Spaniard - erratic, too fast, so much so that they run over their own words. Not only does this affect the length of each vowel, but also skips several consonants in words.

Mexican Spanish spoken by Non-European Mexicans in the US - "chillaxed", hedonistic, carefree attitude. Tired slouchy speech.

That's it for now.
wow, hahaha thank you so much for this. I may use this as a guide on which languages I should learn and which I shouldn't. Also you're the first one to include different varieties of the same language (e.g. German, Russian, Spanish)

I would like to know how the different variaties of latin american spanish would be, also American English, British English, Australian English, Canadian English.
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Old 12-15-2013, 11:15 AM
 
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heck also do a Belgian French, French French, Quebecois French and Haitian French
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:54 PM
 
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People say German sounds angry but I feel it is soft.
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