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  • French

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  • German

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  • Chinese

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  • Russian

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  • Swedish

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  • Dutch

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This is a discussion on ваш главным образом язык within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; Vasanth; Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, and all those Aryan languages that have developed from Sanscrit are fairly close from what ...

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    Vasanth; Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujarati, and all those Aryan languages that have developed from Sanscrit are fairly close from what I know.

    I mean, it's not like you know a native American language, Xhosa, Arabic and Chinese.

    We native speakers of Swedish can understand Norwegian in talk and in writing, and Danish at least in writing, and maybe a little Icelandic in writing too.

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    I was thinking, are there moderators in here that speak Russian. If there are not then I'll start cursing in russian! cool?

    See, I told you I'm stupid! No argument about it! All my teachers know that!

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    >We native speakers of Swedish can understand Norwegian in
    >talk and in writing, and Danish at least in writing, and maybe a
    >little Icelandic in writing too.

    To give an impression how close the northern European languages are related. We native speakers of Frysk, one of the two languages spoken in the Netherlands, can read Danish and understand the language spoken in the northern part of Germany quite well. The language we speak is almost the same as spoken in Ost-Friesland, a region in the north-west of Germany.

    Ofcourse we can read, write and speak Dutch, the same with Vlaams, however speaking and understanding spoken Vlaams is sometimes hard for us, and German.

    When I am in Sweden or Norway, I try to understand, but for me it is harder to understand than Danish.

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    Yeh. To understand spoken Dutch for me, as a native speaker of Swedish (I don't think I've ever heard or read Frysk), is impossible to me. However, I can understand maybe 15-20% of Dutch in writing.

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    Ofcourse we can read, write and speak Dutch, the same with Vlaams, however speaking and understanding spoken Vlaams is sometimes hard for us, and German.
    yeah ive noticed this difference because my brother studies in the netherlands (Vlissingen) so sometimes i visit him. And to be honest sometimes i really have to speak such a neat type of Dutch to make myself clear. Hell the dutchmen cant even understand me when im talking about a fridge. When i say "ge" they say "je" when i say "zulder" they say "zij". Such a difference and its only 100 km from here (even less)

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    >However, I can understand maybe 15-20% of Dutch in writing.

    Same with me with Swedish or Norwegian. When written, I can understand a lot of it, but when spoken, it is very hard.

    >Such a difference and its only 100 km from here (even less)

    What about Dutch and French? Just a few hundreds of km away from where I live, people start speaking French. I don't understand anything of it. And Frisian, most Dutch don't understand it when it is spoken.

    Funny, so many languages in such a small place as Europe.

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    That would be nothing to the pacific islands. Many isolated cultures and languages of maybe groups of just 1000 individuals there........Sadly, maybe that's not the case anymore. Europeans and Christianity, WW II and America........

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