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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.


Blah is the langauge of...... by Martha Gossleville - Tue, 12 Mar 2013 08:46:24 EST ID:4+ObrLLz No.8949 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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As languages are sometimes associcated with nouns, Like french is the language of love, (well that is the only one i know) or italien is the language of music, german of philosophy!
Then wat are languages (in particular Farsi, if ye know) or any langauge at all?
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HakktV2 - Sat, 05 Jul 2014 21:22:44 EST ID:q5wzgHyy No.11519 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11517
Lol yes @Russian (that feel when your ex girlfriend is a cold blooded motherfucking chick)
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Basil Ginkinham - Sun, 06 Jul 2014 14:51:00 EST ID:lRWJgASq No.11520 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lithuanian is the language of elves
Hungarian is the language of orcs
Portuguese is a sinister language
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Esther Dindlewidge - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:37:06 EST ID:F8xE90or No.11663 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Danish is the language of incomprehensible drunks
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moxie !QvI1p9.OFY - Sat, 15 Nov 2014 18:03:08 EST ID:avmU74pl No.11856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11520
no, lithuanian is the language of stoic assholes
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Emma Cubberhall - Sun, 16 Nov 2014 00:17:12 EST ID:RYQ9LXTa No.11857 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Japanese is the language of romance. Why? Because my japanese teacher said so.

And english is the language of nouns. Because other languages use the word "substantive".


help by Phineas Mabberhot - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:13:24 EST ID:NSiA5J4q No.11560 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm not a native English speaker and I want to start reading English novels but i'm afraid of not being able to read some of its words, especially the vowel words that seem like they have the short vowel sound but in reality the vowels or some are long.
How do you guys figure this out?
Are they rules?
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Emma Gablingspear - Sat, 08 Nov 2014 13:20:56 EST ID:mgnE7JTe No.11838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just watch a bunch of cartoons

i recommend samurai jack
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Eliza Demmleford - Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:53:31 EST ID:RYQ9LXTa No.11853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>11829
Out of curiosity, are you a native english speaker?

I've always wondered if people who speak english natively "see" or "understand" those different pronouciations. For someone like me, who uses english as a foreign language, they are very apparent. But I'm not so sure if it is so for those whose mother tongue is english. (Especially if they don't speak other languages...)
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CrazyFolksTribe !loJSOMZg0g - Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:13:12 EST ID:p/0MewD3 No.11854 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11853
Yes, I'm a native English speaker. I don't really see or understand the pronunciations; I just "speak" the words inside my head as I read them so I can hear the different pronunciations.
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Eliza Demmleford - Sat, 15 Nov 2014 17:58:57 EST ID:RYQ9LXTa No.11855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11854
Thanks for the reply. I guess that's something that also comes with fluency, since I don't really have to think about the different rules (or deviances) either. I have just memorized everything phonetically. But it's still very apparent how "illogical" english can be at times, when I only merely look at the words.
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Cyril Semblehedge - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:26:25 EST ID:xLdweCCV No.11870 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11838
this, but it can be any american (or british, i don't know what you want) media. just be sure to use subtitles, they are a must.
the correct answer is the simpsons though


Looking for a few honorable Klingons for linguistics research by [email protected] - Sun, 09 Nov 2014 22:58:23 EST ID:riuwJDLT No.11845 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Looking for a few volunteers from all linguistic backgrounds- anyone with a decent microphone. Read from a deck of flash cards 5 times and you're done. I haven't completely designed the deck just yet, but I don't expect it to be too long, and it'll be a mix of single words and short phrases- all utterances common in Klingon.
It's not paid (like most good research work should be) but for those interested, I can follow up with the final product (something like 10 pages?). This paper will hopefully mark the end of my academic career, so, Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam!


Learning Mandarin by George Snodway - Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:19:18 EST ID:03QHJwUF No.11757 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hello, is there a site similar to duolingo.com that I can use to learn to speak Mandarin?

(I am just trying to learn conversation and pinyin, learning the characters is quite an undertaking)
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cursive !M6R0eWkIpk - Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:27:26 EST ID:29HOrGFb No.11762 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>11757
yellowbridge dot com
byki dot com
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Nigger Ginkinway - Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:02:05 EST ID:YpxqR+QJ No.11782 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11757

ChinaPod, though it used to be free, it is now paid I believe.
Not that you couldn't find it.. somewhere.. \

Happy learning. Wo xi huan ni de shuo hua

Wo ye zai xue xi zhong wen, danshi wo bu hue kan de dong characters..
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Graham Hoshbury - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:17:57 EST ID:dJPTibKY No.11803 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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hskflashcards com is pretty good if you decide to learn some characters.
This is a pretty slow board so might as well make it /mandarin/ since there are never threads for it on /int/

Ni hao!
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Sophie Dimmerlock - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:53:36 EST ID:wHm1akGe No.11818 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>11757
我也再学习中文。 你可以看节目《舌尖上的中国》和《爸爸去哪儿》
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Martin Clungermadge - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:36:40 EST ID:mgnE7JTe No.11819 Ignore Report Quick Reply
NI HAO, WO HUE JONG WEN!

SHAO SHIN I DIEN!

BU HAO ISSU!

MEI SHUR, ZAI JIEN!

thats what ive learned so far


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