Get your ass in here, Kensai (A Swedish Question, other Swedes invited)

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#2
dude, you speak German, you ought to know the answer to this, they are so linguistically similar

EDIT: Is what he said a language or just noises?
I have no idea >_>
Last edited by Mistress_Ibanez at Oct 13, 2009,
#3
Quote by Mistress_Ibanez
dude, you speak German, you ought to know the answer to this, they are so linguistically similar

I know, normally real German speakers could, I've been faking all along. of course all germans understand swedish.
Just like all people who speak english understand Welsh perfectly well
#4
Quote by CoreysMonster
I know, normally real German speakers could, I've been faking all along. of course all germans understand swedish.
Just like all people who speak english understand Welsh perfectly well


Hush you, German and Swedish (and English) are Germanic languages, they have different pronunciations but mostly use the same words. Welsh is Celtic, it's different entirely >_>
#5
"humhumhum...where are the bikes?"
aslo at 02:35 he says "drinking liniment to keep awake"
#6
i am at work so cant watch but i assume it has something to do with hawt, blonde ladies.
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sloth is hacking away feebly at the grass because he is a sloth but he was trying so hard ;_; hes all "penguin im HERE i am here to help you penguin"
#7
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"humhumhum...where are the bikes?"
aslo at 02:35 he says "drinking liniment to keep awake"


When he's sniffing the material?
#8
Quote by Mistress_Ibanez
Hush you, German and Swedish (and English) are Germanic languages, they have different pronunciations but mostly use the same words. Welsh is Celtic, it's different entirely >_>

to me, swedish just sounds like haaaaafsdkljhsa maaasdfsdlkjaa aaaaa aaa aaaaaa
just a bunch of aaaaa sounds with a couple of consonants and jibberish inbetween

EDIT: so Sirklaana (or however you spell that) mean bicycle?
Last edited by CoreysMonster at Oct 13, 2009,
#9
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to me, swedish just sounds like haaaaafsdkljhsa maaasdfsdlkjaa aaaaa aaa aaaaaa
just a bunch of aaaaa sounds with a couple of consonants and jibberish inbetween

Are you saying that's not what they are doing? Oh dear...
#10
what sniffing?
he's just making wierd sound with his nose at 02:37
#11
Quote by Mistress_Ibanez
Hush you, German and Swedish (and English) are Germanic languages, they have different pronunciations but mostly use the same words. Welsh is Celtic, it's different entirely >_>

So, as a speaker of a Germanic language, what's your opinion on what Thomas Haake is saying at 2:24 in this video?

#12
Quote by SlackerBabbath
So, as a speaker of a Germanic language, what's your opinion on what Thomas Haake is saying at 2:24 in this video?




I thought he was talking about a dress


....





I'm meant to be learning Swedish for a dissertation this year as well. Perhaps I should have pointed out it's a lot easier in writing than speech
#13
Quote by Mistress_Ibanez
I thought he was talking about a dress



Ahh, so that would be your opinion as a female speaker of a Germanic language?

#14
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Ahh, so that would be your opinion as a female speaker of a Germanic language?






The words are very similar, ok?
#15
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The words are very similar, ok?

Yes. To a woman.
<_<
>_>
hello
#16
Where are the bicycles ,where are the bicycles!

in a goofy voice..
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#17
yea, it sounds like he says "vart är cyklarna?" which means "where are the bicycles?"

Its kinda hard to hear though.
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#20
Quote by CoreysMonster
I thank thee.


cyklarna
fahrrad
bicycle

all germanic words sound alike, thank god



Boo

/sulks out of thread
#23
Quite possible the least serious "documentaries" in existance.
I love it when they're headbanging to the shaggs.
¯|(°_o)/¯
#24
Quote by CoreysMonster
to me, swedish just sounds like haaaaafsdkljhsa maaasdfsdlkjaa aaaaa aaa aaaaaa
just a bunch of aaaaa sounds with a couple of consonants and jibberish inbetween

EDIT: so Sirklaana (or however you spell that) mean bicycle?


Cykel....

Sirklaana sounds like finnish.
sometimes I see us in a cymbal splash or in the sound of a car crash
#25
Quote by JohnnyGenzale
Cykel....

Sirklaana sounds like finnish.

Swedish has weird spelling, Finnish is more like German (plus I have a Finnish friend so it's easier for me since I constantly hear her talking finnish to her mother)
#26
Quote by CoreysMonster
Swedish has weird spelling, Finnish is more like German (plus I have a Finnish friend so it's easier for me since I constantly hear her talking finnish to her mother)



I have an extreme urge to correct that but I guess I should just let it slide after mistranslating that documentary bit


Seriously though, Finnish and Swedish share a few words (and with German seeing as they are the same words, denying it or not) but Finnish will spell them waaay differently.

Like coffee/kahvi, bollar/pulla, pojke/poika etc etc
#27
finnish and swedish are almost nothing alike. they come from different language branches.
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#28
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finnish and swedish are almost nothing alike. they come from different language branches.

Finnish is unlike anything else. Is there even a language that is similar to Finnish?
#29
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Finnish is unlike anything else. Is there even a language that is similar to Finnish?



Yeah Estonian and Hungarian are.

Finnish is Finno-uguric and doesn't come from the indo-european base language that English, German, Swedish, Russian etc come from at all.


Also in the same language group are Karelian, Skolt Sami, Inari Sami, and a few other Sami languages but they aren't mutually intelligible.

Estonian and Finnish are like Danish and Swedish in terms of mutual intelligibility though.
#31
Swedish is mindfu**.

I can speak German too.

Compare german words with that Ikea - jibberish.
Sometimes it´s similar, but sometimes it´s just strange.

I herd u leik Köttbullar?
I herd u leik Frikadellen?

^^^^
similar?
"Black gives way to more black."




I have UG Black Style and I can barely read my signature.

Also, I like black.


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#32
I wasn't saying Finnish or Swedish were alike, I just meant that Finnish words are, IMO, easier to read intuitively (at least for me).
#33
Quote by CoreysMonster
I wasn't saying Finnish or Swedish were alike, I just meant that Finnish words are, IMO, easier to read intuitively (at least for me).


Yeah, because German and Finnish are both phonetic languages (written how you say them, one letter for each sound) and IIRC Swedish isn't.
That's why learning German is easy at least
#34
Quote by Mistress_Ibanez
Yeah Estonian and Hungarian are.

Finnish is Finno-uguric and doesn't come from the indo-european base language that English, German, Swedish, Russian etc come from at all.


Also in the same language group are Karelian, Skolt Sami, Inari Sami, and a few other Sami languages but they aren't mutually intelligible.

Estonian and Finnish are like Danish and Swedish in terms of mutual intelligibility though.

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#35
CoreysMonster, lebst du in Deutschland oder Österreich?

Schwedisch ist echt kacka, Mann.

Edit: I would say that english and german are far more likely than swedish
Don´t know why, but it has something to do with poetry and stuff.
"Black gives way to more black."




I have UG Black Style and I can barely read my signature.

Also, I like black.


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Last edited by Dawnwalker at Oct 13, 2009,
#36
Quote by Dawnwalker
CoreysMonster, lebst du in Deutschland oder Österreich?

Schwedisch ist echt kacke, Mann.

Edit: I would say that english and german are far more likely than swedish
Don´t know why, but it has something to do with poetry and stuff.

fixed

Germany, in the lovely state of Hessen.

I envy you, MisIbby, I would love to know how to speak Finnish
#37
Quote by Dawnwalker
CoreysMonster, lebst du in Deutschland oder Österreich?

Schwedisch ist echt kacka, Mann.

Edit: I would say that english and german are far more likely than swedish
Don´t know why, but it has something to do with poetry and stuff.


No it has to do with that time the Germans invaded England and stuff.

This is what English looked like 1000 years ago... Just like German, non?
Then the french invaded and it changed a bit again.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_English#Examples


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I learned something in the pit! WOAH!


*learnt
And yeah I'm writing a dissertation on it so I have to know. I'd let you read it but it would bore you to death and I haven't actually written anything yet >_>

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I envy you, MisIbby, I would love to know how to speak Finnish


I'm really bad at it, it's so difficult...
Last edited by Mistress_Ibanez at Oct 13, 2009,
#38
kacka is kiddy talk, douchenozzles.

Austria ftw.
"Black gives way to more black."




I have UG Black Style and I can barely read my signature.

Also, I like black.


~DawnwalkerALL HAIL COMRADE DAWNWALKER
#39
Quote by Dawnwalker
kacka is kiddy talk, douchenozzles.

Austria ftw.



blöder österreicher!


ich muss aber sagen, dass ich österreich echt toll finde. Vor allem Salzburg *schmaaaacht*
Wien ist ätzend, aber man kriegt gutes gras da
Ihr redet schon komisch, aber immer noch besser als unsere ossis und bayern
aaaaanyway, yeah I just told him in german how austrians are a bunch of stinky-poos!
#40
most finnish speak or understand swedish however, as they are forced to learn it in school. finland was a part of sweden for roughly 700 years.

not many swedes understand finnish. i only know a few curse words.
Quote by Ichikurosaki
sloth is hacking away feebly at the grass because he is a sloth but he was trying so hard ;_; hes all "penguin im HERE i am here to help you penguin"
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