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Old 06-02-2017, 03:36 AM
 
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Which languages do you think sound the best and which sounds worst ?

for my ears, best :
1 ) English.
2 ) Italian.
3 ) Japanese.

worst :
1 ) Arabic.
2 ) Chinese.
3 ) German.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:47 AM
 
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This has been done before, but I'll play. It depends on the accent of the speaker.

1> Italian
2> Spanish
3> French
4> Japanese when spoken by men. Women sound squeaky and can really drag the last syllable of a sentence in an annoying manner.

Dislike any of the "Phlegmish" languages.
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Old 06-02-2017, 07:54 AM
 
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Best, on females:

1. French
2. British (upper class)
3. German
4. Norwegian

Dislike:

- Any of the Asian languages (although Mongolian is pretty hard core when men speak it).
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Old 06-02-2017, 08:36 AM
 
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What's a "Phlegmish" language ?.
I thought it was a typo and you mean Flemish.
It was a play on words, think phlegm. I meant gutteral languages like Arabic, Yiddish, etc.
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Old 06-02-2017, 09:30 AM
 
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Best sounding

Russian
Japanese


Worse sounding

Central American Spanish
French
Dutch
Chinese
Vietnamese
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Old 06-02-2017, 09:49 AM
 
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Best sounding

Russian
Japanese


Worse sounding

Central American Spanish
French
Dutch
Chinese
Vietnamese
That's a pretty broad statement. There's a vast difference between the Spanish you hear in San Jose, CR and Bluefields, Nicaragua which are maybe 150 miles apart as the crow flies, but a world apart in accents.
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Old 06-02-2017, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Best: French, Italian, Japanese

Worst: Korean, Dutch, all Chinese languages
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Old 06-02-2017, 10:10 AM
 
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Pretty subjective, I like: Italian, Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Spanish, Greek;

Dislike: Russian, French, Turkish, English kinda, Portuguese and Hindu sound funny -.
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Old 06-02-2017, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Near Luxembourg
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Like : Russian, Japanese and Italian
Dislike : Korean and German
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Old 06-02-2017, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Taipei
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Pretty subjective, I like: Italian, Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Spanish, Greek;

Dislike: Russian, French, Turkish, English kinda, Portuguese and Hindu sound funny -.
Gurl Latin cannot be spoken.
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