How many tongues?

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How many languages do you speak?

I speak 2 and 1/4

1.) English (g, what a surpise! :eek: )
2.) Amharic
3.) ~1/4 of spanish (you're lookin' at a first year spanish student)
 

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1) English
2) English
3) Hm... English?

What happened to the mall? Thought you were going to the mall!

cookiemonster
 
  • #3
English and slurred english thats about it
 
  • #4
English and my native language. And I understand Womanese though I don't speak it

EDIT - yay
 
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English and I can understand enough Spanish, French, German & Italian to get by in those countries. Not conversational though, I find it's harder to answer than to understand.
 
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cookiemonster said:
1) English
2) English
3) Hm... English?

What happened to the mall? Thought you were going to the mall!

cookiemonster
ah, I said I'd go to the mall at 6:55 pm but I posted this thread at 6:51 pm.

:biggrin: the time speaks for itself. :cool: :wink:
 
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Well 1) english
2) hindi
3)german
4)french
5)american

By the way where is Amharic spoken??
 
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Ik spreek nederlands, I speak english, ich spreche deutch et je parle français :smile:

εγώ να μην μιλήσουν τα ελληνικά, io non parlare italiano, 私日本語を話さないため, 나 한국어를 말하지 않는 위하여, mim para não falar portugese, я не поговорить русского, yo no hablar español, 我不讲简单的汉语, 並且我不講繁體中文 :eek: :biggrin:
 
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My mother can speak seven languages fluently - French, English, German, Arabic, what used to be Czechoslovakian, Spanish, Italian. I obviously did not inherit her linguistic skills. :frown: I can't even keep track of how many languages my brother speaks, but the company he owns has offices in France, Norway (he just married a girl he met there), Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, and a few other countries I can't remember, and he can speak all the languages.

Monique, you are a riot!!! :biggrin:
 
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English and 3 variaties of Gibberish
 
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Five fluently

1) Dutch
2) French
3) English
4) Math
5) Physics

Working on German. I understand Italian and some Spanish.

My father speaks six languages (all of the above, barring math & physics), and so did my mother. So I can't do less now can I? I'd like to learn Russian as well one day, with the influx of Eastern-European scientists and engineers it could come in handy.
 
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I speak english, norwegian (swedish is essentially the same, so i can easily speak that as well), and a good bit german.
 
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Iay eakspay igpay atin-lay uentlyflay.
 
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I speak:

English
English - Southern y'all
English - Southern Bell y'all darlins
English - Ozark Mtn. y'all feriners
English - Texas style, BIG AND BOLD
English - Western slouchy & free, howdy

And of course Scooby. Rav Ra Rice Ray :biggrin:
 
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I was pretty good at French, but then again I only spent 5 years learning it and 7 years not using it, so it's not so good now. :frown:
 
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Monique said:
Ik spreek nederlands, I speak english, ich spreche deutch et je parle français :smile:

εγώ να μην μιλήσουν τα ελληνικά, io non parlare italiano, 私日本語を話さないため, 나 한국어를 말하지 않는 위하여, mim para não falar portugese, я не поговорить русского, yo no hablar español, 我不讲简单的汉语, 並且我不講繁體中文 :eek: :biggrin:
:eek: Don't tell me you typed the above the message. :eek:
Heehee, I think you copied it from somewhere on the internet, right ? :wink:

I speak
- English
- Cantonese
- Some Manderin

My grandmather speaks a dialect that none of my friends can understand fully. My friends have to guess what she means when they come to my home. My friends sometimes ask me if I can really understand every word she says and my answer is yes. It is because I've been living with her for 18 years and 8 months. :biggrin:

I want to learn French, Latin and Japanese in the future.
 
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French and a little bit of English as foreign languages, and then "doitsh" as my mother language. Uh, oh, I forgot Arabic:

?????? ?? ?????? ??? ??????? ????? ?????? ??.

Hmm - that was "I'd like to order a camel steak", but the Arabian signs are not displayed correctly as it seems. Sorry.
 
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English and bad English fluently.

Enough french and spanish to survive in either country.
 
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why you would want to is beyond me....
 
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Just long enough to blow them all up!

Just a joke, just incase anyone from the CIA OR NSA is reading this, Trust me i am not a terrorist!
 
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p_branes said:
Well 1) english
2) hindi
3)german
4)french
5)american

By the way where is Amharic spoken??
Ethiopia.

I want to learn hindi. Is it difficult? Is it similar to punjabi?
 
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Monique said:
我不讲简单的汉语, 並且我不講繁體中文 :eek: :biggrin:
Monique you are amazing!!
 
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Thanks :biggrin: little trivia: how many tongues does a fish from Babel have? :tongue:
 
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Monique said:
Ik spreek nederlands, I speak english, ich spreche deutch et je parle français :smile:

εγώ να μην μιλήσουν τα ελληνικά, io non parlare italiano, 私日本語を話さないため, 나 한국어를 말하지 않는 위하여, mim para não falar portugese, я не поговорить русского, yo no hablar español, 我不讲简单的汉语, 並且我不講繁體中文 :eek: :biggrin:
Hey! Watch your mouth, young lady!! Am I gonna have to come over there and wash your mouth out with SOAP?? :eek:

I speak English and Spanish.
 
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Rut Roh said:
I speak:

English
English - Southern y'all
English - Southern Bell y'all darlins
English - Ozark Mtn. y'all feriners
English - Texas style, BIG AND BOLD
English - Western slouchy & free, howdy

And of course Scooby. Rav Ra Rice Ray :biggrin:
And when you go to move next time, are you going to rent and load your furniture in one of those Y'all Hauls?? :biggrin:
 

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