Topic: Languages

I was wondering how many people here know more than one language. It doesn't have to be entirely. Just a word or two from a language counts.

English
Spanish
Japanese
Arabic
Chinese
Korean
Russian
German
French


I'm even writing a list of the Japanese words I know because I won't be able to take a class till Highschool.
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I know a tiny smidgen of Spanish, enough to get me in a lot of trouble apparently. If they speak slow enough I can pick out a verb or two.
I know some French, mostly cuss words. (I have French Canadian family)

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Well, since a word or two counts...

English (Of course)
Italian
French
Spanish
Japanese
Chinese
Russian
German
Arabic

Do made up languages count as well? Like ones from movies and books?

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4 (edited by draco fett Saturday, January 6, 2007 4:44 am)

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-English
-Latin
-French
-Italien
-Japanese
-Chinese
-Greek
-I can read I minute amount of Hebrew
-Spanish
-jibbrish

I used to be able to speak Klingon.

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5 (edited by Miba Saturday, January 6, 2007 5:26 am)

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English
Huttese (not enough to speak right, but I know some words and sentances)
German (I can say "Silent Night" but I forgot the rest of the lyrics, and I can say "Do you speak german?" like that'll help?)
French ("Do you speak french?" is about all I know, and a swear word too)
Spanish (slightly, I forgot most of what I used to know)
Ewokese (I can sing the Ewok Celebration Song from memory and know what pretty much all the words mean, and I know a handful of regular words)

For some languages that are written I can pick out enough of what they say to make sense of the general idea. Like on foriegn sites, if it's something somewhat similiar to English I can pick it out.

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6 (edited by wizardofcars Saturday, January 6, 2007 10:18 am)

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English, German, some French, c+ and c++ computer languages. In that case in one or two words count then Spanish, Japanese, Vietnamese, Russian, Italian, and Greek.

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I have a basic working knowledge of Spanish and a touch of Italian, French, and Thai. Assuming of course, a word or two still counts.

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English
French (Enough to slowly converse)
Japanese
Chinese
Mando'a
German
Russian
Polish
One word in Leet
Italian
Latin
Pig Latin

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English, Swedish, Finnish, German, Russian, Bulgarian, Estonian, Arabic, Czech, Dutch, French, Greek, , Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Chinese, Romanian, Slovakian, Indonesian, Hebrew, Spanish, Ukrainian, Thai, Turkish, Jawaese and Tusken.

And I think you shouldn't have said that one or two words does count. This list would be alot shorter if it would just not count.

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i can speak french good enough to walk through paris and not be called an ignorant american... and im trying to learn mando'a so that counts cuz i know more then two words!

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I guess I put the made up languages I know up here too, since they seem to be accepted as well...

Tusken
Mando'a
Huttese
Cybertronian (There used to be a site for this, but it's gone now)
Ewok
Klingon
Kardasi
Elvish
Bocce


I even made up some languages as well, but those don't really count I guess.

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Interseting collection of languages Thylacine! Where did you learn them all from?

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13 (edited by Miba Sunday, January 7, 2007 10:12 am)

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Oh, yeah I can write in 1337, and I know html if computer languages count.

Sharra Fett wrote:

Interseting collection of languages Thylacine! Where did you learn them all from?

I agree, I don't think I could ever learn Tusken.

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Where does one learn Tusken? Mando'a you can order the book from Karen Traviss's website but Tusken?!

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Just yell "Aueuaaaa Aueuaahaa" alot and shake your gaffi stick at people =P

English
Spanish
French
Protoss (from starcraft)
Elite (Wort Wort Wort)
German
Some of the Language of the birds
Swedish Chef

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Letsse....


English
Spanish
Wolof
Mando'a
Latin
Elvish
Dog big_smile
French
Hebrew
Sign Language
Language of the Ancients
Goua'uld

Most of the languages I only know one or two words in, though. Alas!

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Sharra Fett wrote:

Where does one learn Tusken? Mando'a you can order the book from Karen Traviss's website but Tusken?!

Actually you can learn some Tusken from Ben Burtt's book The Galactic Phrase Book and Travel Guide, it's where I learned Huttese and Ewokese.

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Sharra Fett wrote:

Interseting collection of languages Thylacine! Where did you learn them all from?

I got that Star Wars Phrase Book, which has Tusken, Ewok, Bocce, and Huttese in it, and from various other websites. I find that Langmaker is a pretty good site to search for languages.

Tusken hurts your throat though, so I don't recommend speaking it too often.

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Well, here's mine, counting made-up languages.
English
Spanish
French (cuss words and a few basic lines.)
German (cuss words)
Japanese (few words)
Gaelic (few words)
Polish (few words and basic sentences)
Mando'a
Huttese
Elvish
Dwarvish

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english and japanese.  Some Spanish and if one or two words count French, German, Polish, and Latin... and Sindarin, Ewok, and Huttese

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Like Bruce Willis I only speak two languages: English and Bad English lol

I do know a smidgen of German and Japanese.

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English
Chinese
Spanish
Korean
Japanese
French
Italian
Mando'a
Huttese
And one word in German

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I'm fluent in Spanish, and have been academically studying Arabic for 6 months, Russian for one year, and Portuguese while on study abroad.  (And if anyone wants to practice any of the above with me, please PM me!)  I can sing in Hebrew, Japanese, Swahili, Romanian, and so on...

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