Ken ju andrstend dis?

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The text below is written in English, but in a way that is not trivial to understand. I want to see how many readers can understand it:

Aj rajt dis tekst es it vud bi ritn in Kroejšn lengviđ baj samvan hu ken spik ingliš, bat kennot rajt ingliš. Aj vondr hau meni of ju ken andrstend it. If ju ken andrstend it, aj vud olso lajk tu nou vot iz jour nejtiv lengviđ. If ju ken andrstend it, rajt jour rispons in a similar vej.
 

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>>I write this text as it would be written in Croatian language but someone who can speak English, but cannot write English. I wonder how many of you can understand it. If you can understand it, I would also like to know what is your native language. If you understand it, write you response in a similar way.<<

Idz pridy tuf.
 
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Idz Tamizh! You will mostly end-up pronouncing that name the wrong way irrespective of the language I write it in. :biggrin:
 
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The mind works in interesting ways. No doubt everyone on this forum has received at least at one point that email quoting a passage used in a study to illustrate that the mind uses identifying characters in words - we can jumble the letters up but as long as the first and last letters remain the same, we can read without problem. neat.
 
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Aj ken andrstend it, maj nejtiv lengviđ is dutss :smile: vat is te pojnt ov tis vret?
 
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I give my answer in Norwegian:

For noe fordømt vås.
 
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Ha!?

Aj rajt dis tekst es it vud bi ritn in Kroejšn lengviđ baj samvan hu ken spik ingliš, bat kennot rajt ingliš...
Ovaj ^^ anglosaksonac vjerojatno pojma nema kako hrvati mogu reagirati na ovaj primjer...
Nije baš i neka uvreda ,ali mi smo dosta primitivna plemena koji često potežu čakiju i za manje stvari.
Nadajmo se samo da na ovom forumu ipak nema primitivnih pripadnika mojih sunarodnjaka.:devil: :smile: o:)

Demystifier:about foreign and native languages you may want to see thread here
 
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I can read it, but it took me a bit to realise you were using your 'j' as a 'y'. My native language is English.
 
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I give my answer in Norwegian:

For noe fordømt vås.
Translation: not a damn thing?

Just trying to compare Norwegian to German. :smile:

Aj ken andrstend it, maj nejtiv lengviđ is dutss :smile: vat is te pojnt ov tis vret?
vret = thread? If so, then a) vret = fred. ; b) I ask the same question. :tongue:

Ovaj ^^ anglosaksonac vjerojatno pojma nema kako hrvati mogu reagirati na ovaj primjer...
Nije baš i neka uvreda ,ali mi smo dosta primitivna plemena koji često potežu čakiju i za manje stvari.
Nadajmo se samo da na ovom forumu ipak nema primitivnih pripadnika mojih sunarodnjaka.:devil: :smile: o:)

Demystifier:about foreign and native languages you may want to see thread here
Ma čini mi se da smo mi jedini Rvati na ovom forumu. Ts, imaju sreće. :approve:
 
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Was Quatsch is, I believe, a fairly accurate translation of what I wrote in Norwegian.
 
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Was Quatsch is, I believe, a fairly accurate translation of what I wrote in Norwegian.
Welch Quatsch, you mean. :smile:
 
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Rachel??
I'm not sure..
 
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The text below is written in English, but in a way that is not trivial to understand. I want to see how many readers can understand it:

Aj rajt dis tekst es it vud bi ritn in Kroejšn lengviđ baj samvan hu ken spik ingliš, bat kennot rajt ingliš. Aj vondr hau meni of ju ken andrstend it. If ju ken andrstend it, aj vud olso lajk tu nou vot iz jour nejtiv lengviđ. If ju ken andrstend it, rajt jour rispons in a similar vej.
I write this text as it would be written in ?? by someone that can speak english, but cannot write english. I wonder how many of can understand it. If you can understand it, I would also like to know what is your native language. ((English)) If you can understand it, write your response in a similiar way.Hey, I can read it. But I cant write it.

(chuckle)
 
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I write this text as it would be written in Crotian language by someone who can speak English, but cannot write English. I wonder how many of you can understand it. If you can understand it, I would also like to know what is your native language. If you can understand it, write your response in a similar way.

Maj nejtiv lengviđ es hindi, bat Aj rili onli no ingliš.
 
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Tehno i radou, bas mi je drago da ima jos rvata ovdeka. Oklen ste?
I neznam zasto ste mislili da sam anglosaksonac. :rofl:
 
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Looks like Dutch :wink:
 
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Tehno i radou, bas mi je drago da ima jos rvata ovdeka. Oklen ste?
I neznam zasto ste mislili da sam anglosaksonac. :rofl:
Ja čak i pretpostavio da si sa balkana al' htjeh da zahebavam malo jer u niku imaš "y" (u ovim krajevima imena s tim slovom nisu baš česta :tongue2: ).
Moje pleme je iz Zg (to ti jedno "selo" ispred medvjeđe špilje zvane Medvednica).
BTW,odakle ti ovaj tekst?
 
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BTW,odakle ti ovaj tekst?
Iz glave. Uvijek me zanimalo zasto englezi ne pisu "po Vuku", te sam se pitao jel bi pisanje onako kako je nama logicno bilo logicno samo slavenima, ili i drugima. Posebno me zanimalo koliko bi to bio logicno onima kojima je engleski materinji.
 
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Funny, that sentence got easier to read the further I got. It's cool how the mind adjusts to new pronounciations :D
 
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Govorim malo hrvatski. Laku noch. Drage gushe moje. Čarape su najbolje kvalitete. On je bio u večernjem odijelu. That's about it.
 
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Govorim malo hrvatski. Laku noch. Drage gushe moje. Čarape su najbolje kvalitete. On je bio u večernjem odijelu. That's about it.
Još Hrvata? Pa mi ćemo preplavit cijeli ovaj forum, čini se. :tongue2:

[Another Croat? Looks like we're gonna flood this forum. :tongue2: ]
 
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Eoljs ya!!!! Aj ken andrstend it!!! Maj nejtiv lengviđ is Ingliš!!!
 
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Vel, it sims aj ken rid olov dis olzog maj nejtiv lengvaj izint inglis. Mejb aj ken rajt ina similar vej, bat ajm not chur ju ken andrstend it...
 

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