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What language (other than English) do you like the sound of most?

It need not be a language you speak or understand.

I do have some understanding of Italian and my family is Italian so I'm biased toward it. But I also love the sound of Romanian (never been there, but enjoy the music) and Brazilian Portuguese (my friend and I are currently trying to learn it since we're planning on visiting Brazil next year).
French and Italian are the most beautiful languages. I probably favor French but I have no cultural tie to Italian, so I totally get it. I grew up speaking Icelandic and English because my Da immigrated to US as a teen and spoke both to us kids, and even through Icelandic is kind of brutal ugly language compared to the Romance languages… I can’t help but love it a little because of the cultural tie. So, I get it.

[youtube=https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NyuyHNGfuYU]

Even when they are angry, it’s beautiful.
Zeurosis · 22-25, F
[@605647,DarkHeaven] I do love the sound of French, I listen to quite a bit of French music
[@3810,Zeurosis] I like to understand the lyrics so it’s either English or Icelandic for me.
chris62ca · 56-60, M
I can’t believe someone said Icelandic. That’s kinda cool.
Zeurosis · 22-25, F
[@605647,DarkHeaven] my boyfriend has a whole playlist of Icelandic alternative rock
[@3810,Zeurosis] I have hundreds of songs.

https://similarworlds.com/music/4014604-My-Icelandic-playlist-Please-enjoy
[@1227179,BoyByTheBay] Lyrics and translation to the first song in the playlist that I linked.

Good moon in the sky you feel,
Góða tungl um loft þú líður,

Sweet cloudy silver shot.
Ljúft við skýja silfur skaut.

As the will of the Almighty dictates,
Eins og viljinn alvalds býður,

After your certain path.
Eftir þinni vissu braut.

To all who are weary, let your light shine,
Öllum þreyttum, ljós þitt ljáðu,

Sneak in through everyone's window.
Læðstu um glugga sérhvern inn.

Be humble, suffer hearts
Lát í húmi, hjörtun þjáðu

To all who are weary, let your light shine,
Öllum þreyttum, ljós þitt ljáðu,

Sneak in through everyone's window.
Læðstu um glugga sérhvern inn.

Be humble, suffer hearts
Lát í húmi, hjörtun þjáðu

Good moon in the sky you feel,
Góða tungl um loft þú líður,

Sweet cloudy silver shot.
Ljúft við skýja silfur skaut.

As the will of the Almighty dictates,
Eins og viljinn alvalds býður,

After your certain path.
Eftir þinni vissu braut.

Good moon in the sky you feel,
Góða tungl um loft þú líður,

Sweet cloudy silver shot.
Ljúft við skýja silfur skaut.

As the will of the Almighty dictates,
Eins og viljinn alvalds býður,

After your certain path.
Eftir þinni vissu braut.

To all who are weary, let your light shine,
Öllum þreyttum, ljós þitt ljáðu,

Sneak in through everyone's window.
Læðstu um glugga sérhvern inn.

Be humble, suffer hearts
Lát í húmi, hjörtun þjáðu

To all who are weary, let your light shine,
Öllum þreyttum, ljós þitt ljáðu,

Sneak in through everyone's window.
Læðstu um glugga sérhvern inn.

Be humble, suffer hearts
Lát í húmi, hjörtun þjáðu

Good moon in the sky you feel,
Góða tungl um loft þú líður,

Sweet cloudy silver shot.
Ljúft við skýja silfur skaut.

As the will of the Almighty dictates,
Eins og viljinn alvalds býður,

After your certain path.
Eftir þinni vissu braut.
Arabic and Spanish
[@607935,HijabaDabbaDoo] bummer. I learned Icelandic from birth just like English. I know Broken Norwegian and really broken Irish… or Celtic.
[@605647,DarkHeaven] I mean, I'm not Arab so I didn't get taught it from birth. I did learn it as a child, mostly to read it but I've never had to communicate with it so not the best person to ask lol.
[@607935,HijabaDabbaDoo] I love your English accent. It gives me the goosies. 😊
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
Armenian and Farsi.
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
[@1227179,BoyByTheBay] it did have a similarity to Middle Persian yes, about 90% of the vocabulary was shared and both influenced each other. It diverged a bit with Farsi and modern Armenian.
basilfawlty89 · 31-35, M
[@1227179,BoyByTheBay] it is, they're both Oghuz Turkic languages, so they're very similar.
Love Japanese. Probably #1. Greek may be my second-favorite. I've spent time in Greece but I can't say I really know how to speak it. As much as I love traveling too, I'm good at learning a language for a trip, but then things tend to leave my mind.

Oh, and whatever this is:

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMKykGYsmFY]
theperplexedpanda · 31-35, M
German is my favorite. I also really enjoy the sound of Icelandic. :)
[@1218,theperplexedpanda] Really? My people’s language? I don’t think I’ve ever heard that before. It’s kind of harsh sounding and we don’t have near the words that like English does. We have some 'tökuorð,' (“loan word”,) but not many.
theperplexedpanda · 31-35, M
[@605647,DarkHeaven] I can't quite put my finger on what I like about it so much, but it's just a comforting thing for some reason. :)
[@1218,theperplexedpanda] We’ll here’s a bunch of it by one of my favorite Icelandic bands. If you want translation, let me know.

[youtube=https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_pKuzdMFE8k&vidve=5727&autoplay=1]

[youtube=https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LB8oUbBF7aw&vidve=5727&autoplay=1]

[youtube=https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qEvxsq3y-bc&vidve=5727&autoplay=1]

[youtube=https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SczL7QG3Cwo&vidve=5727&autoplay=1]
LittleBallOfFire · 18-21, F
tacobell · 26-30, M
Colombian Spanish and Brazilan Portuguese especially Rio's accent
tacobell · 26-30, M
[@1227179,BoyByTheBay] I haven't been to Salvador yet. I hope to go soon.
i like jamacian and english english (vs american english which is bland)
Zeurosis · 22-25, F
Hawaiian. I love how vowel-heavy it is.
Shiki ·
Russian, Portuguese, Greek, and French.
TurtlePink · 22-25, F
Arabic, and Somali
[@526179,TurtlePink] wallahi bro
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French and German
Sidewinder · 31-35, M
Japanese and French.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
GovanDUNNY · 36-40, M
Spanish
MilitantIrishman · 26-30, M

 
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