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Learning Turkish by Fuck Grimgold - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:07:34 EST ID:Ch+tAKXh No.11976 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello! I've been attempting to learn Turkish for about a month now. I know the basics, like hello, yes, no, goodbye, ect... I was wondering how long on average does it take to learn Turkish let alone a second language fluently. Plus, I was wondering how difficult it is to learn Turkish compared to other languages.


looking for someone german by Hannah Bunstock - Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:40:38 EST ID:z7MSlm2F No.11862 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi /lang/ I've been learning to speak german for a year now and I'm at a point where I'm in need of a fluently speaking german influence to correct my errors and teach me proper spelling and such. I speak english and french fluently for who ever's interested in an exchange.
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Martin Hannerlock - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:37:59 EST ID:GQMne/JL No.11866 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11862
lang8 is a website where you can do this
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Cyril Demblebetch - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:33:08 EST ID:gg1+s9fO No.11908 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I speak German pretty fluently, but it's a second language and I'm sure you're looking for someone who speaks it as their primary language.
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Hitler - Thu, 08 Jan 2015 05:01:06 EST ID:j4mbWJz1 No.11952 Ignore Report Quick Reply
ICH SPRECHE DEUTSCH FLIEßEND. WERDE ALLERDINGS NIEMANDEM HELFEN DER NICHT ARISCHEN BLUTES IST.
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Phyllis Senkinhidge - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:31:58 EST ID:AQoHklXU No.11975 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm german myself and can speak english fluenly.

So if you need any help give me your email or skype or something.
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Fucking Weppershaw - Tue, 17 Feb 2015 05:18:47 EST ID:txBu1ds7 No.12005 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11952
There is no capital ß. It becomes SS.
nb


Why Latin is useful by Jack Sonnertedge - Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:15:44 EST ID:ZtJh40Yw No.11921 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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  1. Helps with understanding of Romance languages across the board.

2. Allows you to read historical documents from centuries ago. Not all of them have been translated into English or any contemporary language--there is a wealth of information which exists only in Latin.

3. Useful for understanding legal, philosophical, and scientific terminology.

4. It's fun.
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Phoebe Dummerlat - Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:57:05 EST ID:lHdJYkhU No.11949 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11942

Tons of literature from the Middle Ages, and lots of historical documents from that time.

I can't name them off the top of my head but they're out there. I spent maybe 30 hours writing an essay for my literature class last semester and a bunch of the citations I needed, I had to get from sources which were entirely in Latin, and I had to translate the meanings as best I could.
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Fucking Sammerstock - Wed, 07 Jan 2015 00:22:14 EST ID:JUrf6k0U No.11951 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11946

Not really, we can glean a lot of information from how the speakers of Latin's progeny have changed sounds in order to reconstruct what it is most likely to have been, along with accounts from classical times about their own linguistic perception of the languages pronunciation. Going beyond just phonemes we can understand the lengths of vowels in words and inflections due to metrical poetry. >>11927 goes into detail parsing out the rational and evidence for various pronunciations and is actually a decent read.
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Whitey Mibberham - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:27:57 EST ID:7eexnvjt No.11958 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've studied Latin for three years. I love the language, but I think it's ridiculous how many people wish to use it for communicative purposes. I've had a few conversations in Latin, but I viewed it as a gimmick. The real reason to study it, first of all, is to stimulate an intellectual curiosity. Secondary reasons would include the wealth of literature in the language, including some of the most dramatic and entertaining poetry in the world, though many of it is just dick jokes. Religious people might enjoy reading the Bible in Latin, as well.
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Jack Brookson - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:11:23 EST ID:FSpFf/PB No.11963 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11958

>I think it's ridiculous how many people wish to use it for communicative purposes

That sounds like a lot of fun, and I'm sure people who view it that way also find it fun. Different strokes and all that.
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Graham Hangershit - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:20:58 EST ID:7eexnvjt No.11969 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11963
It does sound like fun, but it's too impractical. It's every Latin student's wish to be fluent in the language and to maintain Ciceronian dialogues within it, but it's difficult in that the language is not modern. This leads to gaps in vocabulary, where we cannot discuss things such as computers and television shows unless we agree on the words to be used beforehand.

Besides, one thing that must be mentioned: the Latin that is studied in schools is hardly reflective of the Latin spoken by the average Roman. The "Classical" variety that we all know was a highly polished form that only the educated Romans spoke. Your average Roman would have spoken Vulgar Latin, which is of a drastically different character, being much simpler. A good friend once made the analogy that studying Latin by reading Caesar, Catullus, and Ovid is like studying English by reading Shakespeare.


Influence of English on the language of Italian media by Hamilton Nevinglot - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:25:14 EST ID:jYf4zYSf No.11959 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm writing a pretty long paper on the topic thereof. Any good sources I could start from? Both English and Italian work for me.


Language by John Tillingfoot - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:20:57 EST ID:SUCBYNUW No.11898 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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'I don't think language creates reality. I think language filters reality, or anchors reality, or sticks reality in place. Or we're all climbing on a big rock cliff, and words are spikes driven into the rock, and languages are chains or ladders of spikes. And people use the spikes so much that they no longer know how to climb on rock. And whole cultures of people, with a limitless cliff face around them, are packed onto a few thin spike trails. And those who know how to drive spikes, and pull them out, manipulate the trails to serve their interests. And people are called "great" when they drive spikes into places no one (from their culture) has been in before. I think Jesus Christ was a rock climber. And St. Paul saw people starting to follow Jesus onto the rocks, and got frightened, and drove a few spikes in the direction Jesus was going and called it Christianity. And the central doctrine of Christianity is that Jesus was the only rock climber. I think we're all rock climbers. But I want to hang out here on the spikes a while longer. As St. Augustine said, "Lord, take away all my temptations, only not just yet.'
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Cedric Crallerfoot - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:06:23 EST ID:RYQ9LXTa No.11903 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>11898
What a mishmash of ideas and concepts... First it assumes that there's some sort of universal and pure truth. Then it claims that words either hinder in realising that truth, or at the very best, are merely tools to be used by man.

After that, blammo, there's Jesus Christ Superstarclimber, and then... I'm lost.
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George Blythewater - Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:27:48 EST ID:c6hl5F2A No.11924 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11898
I remember seeing this thread on /b/ a few weeks ago. Were you the OP? At least there you got an active thread going. What I want to know is where you got this opinion about language from? Assuming that language creates reality is wrong but you have no foundation for your alternative so I wouldn't assume its any more correct than the point you disagreed with. Reality is something we need to learn through experience but without language how would we have the tools to learn it?


Local insults by Turanj - Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:11 EST ID:YfZha+8z No.11307 Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://boards.420chan.org/b/res/3602430.php

I was having a moment of thought on the fact that 'sucks' literally means to suck a dick, so every time in daytime TV someone says 'this thing sucks a big fat veiny dick' but people don't reocognise it as that, just as a general negative descriptive term.

So what are some good ones in your local vicinity? A pretty all-engrossing one from the UK that you yankfags may not be familiar with is 'gimp' for someone with bad taste or poor social skills - you're a gimp mate. Probably tantamount to calling someone a bitch, although less to do with them being a pussy.

Another local par via articulate is 'whopper', which I'm not actually sure the origins are, but its a good one to say.
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Phineas Pocklock - Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:42:56 EST ID:+tgBweZv No.11835 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In Québec, swearing is done by using religious words. It's kind of an outlet for the pent up anger against the Catholic church and the way it oppressed the people here for a long time. Swear words can be used as nouns, verbs, adverbs and punctuation. Common ones :
Calice = literally means ''chalice'', is used like ''fuck'' or ''shit'' (expletive or interjection)
Tabarnak [sic] = literally means ''tabernacle'', is used like ''calice'' but is considered stronger
Ostie = literally means ''host'', kinda like ''calice'' in the way it is used but way weaker
There is a lot more like ''calvaire''(lit. ''calvary''), ''ciboire''(lit. ''ciborium''), ''criss'' [sic] (lit. ''christ'' but much stronger than how it is used in english), ''sacrament'' [sic] (lit. ''sacrament''), etc.
''Calice'' and ''criss'' can be used as verbs (''calicer'' and ''crisser'') with different meanings.
''J'm'en calice'' = ''I don't give a fuck''.
''Jean l'a crissée là'' = ''Jean dumped her (his girlfriend)''.
''Jean lui a crissé une volée'' = ''Jean fucked him up (in a fight)''.
''Mon vélo est décrissé/décalicé'' = ''My bike is fucked up (it's broken)''
You can also make combinations like ''Ostie de calice de tabarnak!'' to add intensity.
''Criss'' can be formed into an adverb, ''crissement'', which adds intensity, ex.: ''T'es crissement laid'' = ''You're fuckin ugly''
We also have non religious words and expressions :
''Plotte'' = ''cunt'' (very vulgar)
We use the word ''fuck'' a lot too. There a many ways to call someone a homosexual : ''fif'', ''tapette'', ''gadge à marde'' (lit. ''shit gaug…
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Emma Gablingspear - Sat, 08 Nov 2014 13:19:33 EST ID:mgnE7JTe No.11837 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11485

made me think of this lol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-LyFMCIpok
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Eliza Fivingdore - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:14:18 EST ID:1V74kwKY No.11904 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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chinga tu madre pinche puto culero mamón

and those are just like common mexican insults, then there's "albures" which are dirty jokes told with figures of speech (double meanings), and there's a lot of derogatory terms relative to ethnicity, birthplace (like calling someone from the u.s "gringo" or "gabacho") and sexual deviancy (maricón, puñal, joto, lencha)
Actually must insults have a double meaning in México, like, for example, "mamón", which is used to refer to arrogant dickheads; but the word in fact means something close to "sucker". Or "culero", which is used to call out someone for being mean, but the literal meaning of the word is something like "asshat".
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Betsy Herringnutch - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:14:32 EST ID:Xeu02BUO No.11920 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11485
It always sort of embarrasses me when I see people type like this on the internet.
Also
>fudheid
wtf?
Anyway, this really made me cringe http://glasgow.stv.tv/articles/303164-gourmet-burger-kitchens-glaswegian-menu-comes-under-fire/
What a terrible idea.
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Jack Sonnertedge - Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:29:30 EST ID:ZtJh40Yw No.11922 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11308

It's also used for submissive people in BDSM, especially gay submissive guys.


Does anyone speak Irish (Gaeilge) by Clara Shakeville - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:42:54 EST ID:V3PCboNV No.11633 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Does anyone who's not a native Irish person know how to speak any Irish? I'm from Ireland myself and sweet fuck all of the people that inhabit this Island can speak their native tongue. Unfortunately I have to include myself in that category.

So, have you ever known anyone that wasn't Irish/ from Ireland that could speak Irish? Or even knew if the language was still remotely alive?

We have our constitution written in both English and Irish so that's kinda handy.
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Sidney Clendlecocke - Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:28:22 EST ID:LGXGhmDL No.11743 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11742
Second link is some fag singing a singalong, I didn't watch the video before I posted, my bad.
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Frederick Duckspear - Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:11:11 EST ID:Z1v+SCTB No.11744 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11741
They don't seem to be hosting episodes of spongebob right now, but http://www.tg4.tv/ is a good sight if you want to fuck around. Cúla 4 is the kids channel which would have it eg

http://www.tg4.ie/ie/programmes/cula4/programmes/spongebob-squarepants.html

alas I can't get anything to work
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Eugene Nazzlegold - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:10:38 EST ID:zGA5Pwzt No.11752 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11744
Pretty sure you need an Irish IP to watch TG4 and RTE.

TG4 can be really awesome. Sometimes there is some AMAZING documentaries on there about Ireland and her history, language, culture, sport, etc. Other times you get to watch Powerpuff Girls and South Park in Gaelic lol
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Faggy Brookford - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:50:20 EST ID:Z1v+SCTB No.11753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11752
I don't think that's the case, or at least it was 4-6 years ago. I've managed to stream stuff before with an American ip before too but I guess it could be a fluke or something.
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Ebenezer Cittingchatch - Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:44:36 EST ID:58qa6ktL No.11896 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bhuail mise le cailín as an fhrainc a bhí gaeilge aici am amháin
Labhairim féin Gaeilge tír-cónaill 's mar sin de ní raibh mé in inmhe í a thuiscint lol.

I met a girl from France who had Irish once, I speak donegal irish though so i couldn't understand her. Woops.


HOW DO YOU DECIDE ON A LANGUAGE by Cyril Shakeham - Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:19:31 EST ID:6S+wMTU7 No.11891 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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And how do you keep up with it?
There are seriously probably a half dozen or more languages I am very interested in, yet can't settle on one enough to put any effort into it. There are pros and cons to all of them.

As part of my self-improvement routine I'm really hoping to settle on 2 and alternate, doing an hour of study every other day. (For example, Latin on MWF, Arabic on TThS). But seriously, how do you even pick one?

Next post I will write about which ones I'm interested in, even if just to get it all out of my head and on paper.
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David Brookman - Sun, 07 Dec 2014 01:28:16 EST ID:h3lr3kpz No.11894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
FYI, American. Good Spanish after 8 years of schooling and using it on the job and to read books.

>High interest:
-Hebrew (modern)
Pro: Dad was Israeli. Learning an non-European language will be good for the brain, make me think differently. Also a challenge to learn a new alphabet. Abundance of Hebrew language media is available because Israel is a developed nation.
Con: relatively few speakers, especially in the US. Most Israelis know English and would probably rather practice English with me.
Won't be able to read the Bible with Modern Hebrew, not that that's very important to me but whatever.

-Scots Gaelic
Pro: Mom's side of the family is almost entirely Scots and their culture is important to me. Considered moving there for some time. Celtic languages sound beautiful.
Con: No one speaks it. 60,000 in Scotland, basically zero in America. Intermediate and high level materials are hard to find.

-Latin
Pro: Classical literature, foundation of the west. Should be somewhat easy with a strong Spanish base.
Con: No use other than reading. Difficult grammar, time could be arguably better spent with a living language.
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Hugh Pengerbanks - Sun, 07 Dec 2014 12:54:19 EST ID:H0C+olUa No.11895 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11894
>>11894
> and I hear that the Japanese really look down on whites interested in their culture

Could be worse.

you could be Korean


Testing by Phyllis Gackledale - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:29:23 EST ID:jnF9nI22 No.11884 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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" ႏွစ္လံုးတြဲ စကားတိုေလးမ် ား "

(1) About when? = ဘယ္ေတာ့ေလာက္လဲ

(2) All set? = အားလံုး အဆင္သင့္ ျဖစ္ျပီးလား

(3) Any clues? = ဘာ သဲလြန္စမ် ား ရွိလဲ

(4) Any discount ? = ေစ် းေလ်ွ ာ့ဦးမလား

(5) Any seats? = ခံုလြတ္ရွိေသးလား

(6) Anything else? = ဘာလိုေသးလဲ

(7) Anything new? = ဘာထူးေသးလဲ
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Phyllis Gackledale - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:30:24 EST ID:jnF9nI22 No.11885 Ignore Report Quick Reply
(59) Thumbs up ! = ေအာင္ျပီေဟ့

(60) Hold sit ! = ရပ္လိုက္ /ခဏ ေနဦး

(61) Hold still ! = မလွဳ ပ္နဲ႕ ျငိမ္ျငိမ္ေန

(62) God forbid ! = ဖြ လြဲေစဖယ္ေစ

(63) Poorly paid ! = လခ မစြံဘူး

(64) Need anything ? = ဘာလိုခ်င္ပါသလဲ

(65) That's weired ! = ကိုးရို႕ကားယားၾကီး

(66) It can ! = အဲဒါ ျဖစ္ႏိုင္တယ္
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Phyllis Gackledale - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:32:03 EST ID:jnF9nI22 No.11886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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(101) Just here! = ဒီနားေလးတင္

(102) Phone calling ! = ဖုန္းလာေနတယ္

(103) Keep trying ! = ဆက္ၾကိဳ းစားပါ

(104) What about ? = ဘာေတြေျပာေနတာလဲ

(105) Just gossip ! = အတင္းေျပာေနၾကတာပါ

(106) No doubt ! = အဲဒါေတာ့ သံသယ မရွိနဲ႕

(107) Lovely voice ! = ေကာင္းလိုက္တဲ့ အသံ

(108) Can't wait = မေစာင့္ႏိုင္ပါဘူး
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Phyllis Gackledale - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:39:36 EST ID:jnF9nI22 No.11888 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Great. Myanmar language for anyone who's interested. Someone posted on facebok, but my computer didn't have support so I just pasted it here and copied the webpage for future reference.
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Clara Poshdun - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:43:20 EST ID:9Lmu9Mro No.11889 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>11888
Clever girl



Pseudo-intellectual internet "linguists" by Cornelius Dillyfield - Sun, 27 Jan 2013 02:21:22 EST ID:fa47rx37 No.8677 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Stop this, you pseudo-intellectual faggots.

English has many many words that other languages don't have. Also, this isn't a word, not even a compound. I can just start saying "elevating spirit" or some shit too. Stop downplaying English when you find other languages as if they are the arc of the bloody covenant or something and somehow inherently superior to English because they have a few words or phrases that English doesn't use/have in the same manner.
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Sophie Nabbersare - Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:09:48 EST ID:JGkxUoCj No.11850 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>8709
I'm not a linguist in any way shape or form but is there any actual point to words having a gender? Who gives a shit if the moon is a chick and the sun has a dick that doesn't impart any meaningful information whatsoever
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Esther Firryson - Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:41:34 EST ID:Z1v+SCTB No.11851 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11850

tl;dr history and it makes things clear what goes where



In ancient times the old languages that French, English, German, Gypsy, Greek, Armenian, Irish, Russian, Farsi, etc spoke with a very free word order. They could put the action before the doer or the done-to after, depending on what they needed to emphasize, sometimes leaving out parts that didn't need to be said. That was only enabled by having word endings, In English today you can't say "the mouse caught the cat", you have to say "the cat caught <i>the mouse</i>" while changing pitch and tone etc for the emphasis or else you imply that the mouse was the doer and not the done-to.


But there was another reason for those word endings: the basic word order. When they weren't moving things around for emphasis, it usually meant that a normal way of saying something was "doer done-to action". But that put 2 nouns on the same side of the sentence, so to keep things clear and ordered they'd have to talk like "thing(doer) thing(done-to) verb". And it wasn't that bad to talk that way: there's an abstract logical reason that makes it very easy to order arguments that way - if our math worked that way, for example, we wouldn't need order of operations. Plus it was only usually 1 sound, not a whole word, attached to the end (eg Cattus muscam capit, where Catt- is a stem and -us is an ending, where musc- is a stem, and -am is an ending).


Originally there were no genders, but certain things never found themselves in the doer role, because of usually real reasons like pots don't do things or rocks or so on. When the languages changed a bit they reinterpreted a lot of do-nothing things as looking like done-tos even in the doer role of sentence; even though rocks don't do things maybe a spirit possessed one and caused it to, right - but whats the doer form? Everyone forgot.

This was the first set of genders - animate and inanimate. Animate things were people, some animals, and other things that did things, inanimate things were things that didn't do things, like rocks, tools, or sometimes plants or other similar stuff.
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Faggy Bockleway - Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:00:49 EST ID:LN34p4C8 No.11852 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11851
What a horrifically eurocentric assessment!

You did a great job but answered the question how grammatical gender evolved in PIE but not why grammatical gender is needed. Uralic and Turkic languages never parse their words for gender; they even have gender neutral pronouns. Afro-Asiatic languages also have grammatical gender although there's evolved independently from PIE's. Coincidently, the (classical) Arabic feminine ending ة was also a glottal fricative (h) and is still written as such but these days you just pronounce a or at.

Sophie Nabbersare is correct in thinking grammatical gender has no extricable purpose. It once did in PIE did but it's nothing more than a vestigial feature.
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Frederick Chundlelock - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:17:18 EST ID:+5oX0u2R No.11879 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11850

it often makes it more clear what you are referring to exactly when you say "it"
depends on the language.
Is it necessary, no. is it useful? yes. considering how easy it is for kids to learn it anyway there is no reason not to have like 20 genders.. and there are some languages that have genders in the double digits
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Nathaniel Gerrysteck - Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:39:27 EST ID:4wV/INP8 No.11900 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>8679
I wish we did. All this character, personality and individuality repulses me. It's disgustingly inefficient.


WRITTEN Language by Sidney Sinkinkare - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:16:11 EST ID:24ygmyw9 No.11555 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Native Hindi and English speaker here . However I am learning the north Indian script . I can read Urdu - which is mutually intelligible but uses Arabic alphabet .

So got to thinking . Even tho i only speak 2 languages i can read 4 scripts : Latin Greek Arab Devnagar

So what spoken languages and what scripts are you fluent and what you want to learn ? Aside from the above I know a little spanish and franch but nowhere near fluent. As far as writing chinese interests me .
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Archie Nagglechad - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:40:41 EST ID:XvPUcrbo No.11750 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11555
In high school, I learned the Korean alphabet. Not the language. Just the alphabet. I've since forgotten it. But it's by far the coolest alphabet.

Each symbol is a syllable. Unlike japanese, each symbol is actually composed of letters from their alphabet. It's a pretty awesome concept.
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Archie Nagglechad - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:44:54 EST ID:XvPUcrbo No.11751 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11750
Oh yeah, it's just 24 letters. So it's comparable to latin/cyrillic alphabets in complexity, but it looks dope like chinese/japanese characters.
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Albert Gaggledale - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:23:07 EST ID:Wrogz3dW No.11754 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11555
I am trying to learn Japanese kanji, plus their hiragana & katakana scripts..

Good luck with Urdu, OP!
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David Pumblesurk - Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:29:15 EST ID:b4qeTsnA No.11812 Ignore Report Quick Reply
im dyslexic
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Shitting Niggerdale - Sun, 16 Nov 2014 17:53:38 EST ID:GqsP0ZtK No.11858 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11812
I would be interested to know how a dyslexic manages with japanese writing! My friend said ages ago that it's not a problem in Japan, so their literacy is way higher than the UK.


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