How many languages do you speak?

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How many languages do you speak?

  • English

    Votes: 26 96.3%
  • French

    Votes: 15 55.6%
  • Spanish

    Votes: 9 33.3%
  • German

    Votes: 7 25.9%
  • Chinese

    Votes: 3 11.1%
  • Arabic

    Votes: 1 3.7%
  • Other

    Votes: 12 44.4%

  • Total voters
    27
few words Chinese (ni-hau)
"ni hau", which means hello, is Manderin, the official language in China.
"nei ho" (Cantonese)
"Guten Tag" (German)
"Hello" (English)
"sa-wa-ni-ka" (Thai)
"Kon-ni-chi-wa" (Japanese)
Well I only know a few words of Japanese, Thai, French, Latin and German.
 
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Fluent in 3 languages, learning another, and know bits and pieces of several others.

Fluent in French, english, cebuano(philippines dialect)

Learning japanese (ohio gozaiomas)

know bits and pieces of spanish, german, italian,tagalog, arabic(I can swear up a storm in arabic) and would like to learn madarin

Hello around the world

english-hello
french-bon jour
spanish beunos dias
tagalog- kamusta ka
cebuano- musta na
japanese-ohio(konnichi wa if you prefer)
arabic- kefalic haiay(informal) or walekam walasalekam(phonetic formal)
italian-ciao mia bella (ok that's just for flair;)
german- guten tag, guten morgen, etc

Still think in english though
 
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Originally posted by Monique
Here we go again, in the Netherlands we have to learn Dutch, English, German and French.

So the four languages are basic, and then I will also be able to understand Flemish, Afrikaans just by knowing Dutch.

And then I know Australian, Austrian, Switz, American, Surinaams, Antillian, New Sealandish, Canadian, a few words Hindi and Gujurati (chem co), few words Chinese (ni-hau), etc
Canadians speak english except for the small population that speaks quebecquois, an informal french.
 
Originally posted by Zantra
Canadians speak english except for the small population that speaks quebecquois, an informal french.
Yes, and some of the spelling is different then American English, some of the meanings of expressions are different, as Canadians tend towards British English (BE) as well as American English (AE).

Dumb in BE is Mute, in AE it is Stupid, in CE (Canadina English) it is sorta both, or either.
 

DR OF DEATH

dumb in english is either stupid, thick, idiotic etc or mute depends what context you use it in.
 

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I speak okay Turkish, I can read French alot bettre than I can speak it as well.
 

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