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FUCK THE POLICE! In multiple languages! by David Deshduck - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:35:08 EST ID:vwn4pbtv No.11709 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Let's do something useful with our linguistic knowledges!

Post "Fuck the police," in as many languages as you can.
Bonus points for "Smoke weed every day."
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PORKAĴO - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:25:51 EST ID:6sWdptDB No.12250 Ignore Report Quick Reply
CrazyFolksTribe !loJSOMZg0g - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:14:56 EST ID:o/17WSJ/ No.12253 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuma la policía cada día
noko - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:44:31 EST ID:ItcXqMx4 No.12296 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nem a pau mané.
Shit Cruzzlehood - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:57:09 EST ID:je24YV0m No.12311 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In brazilian portuguese:

Fuck the Police = Eu gosto de sugar caralhos.
Smoke weeds everyday = Dogola imperador cão.
Priscilla Gebbershaw - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:33:22 EST ID:C91U3xFW No.12434 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fan till polis!

que pasa, putos? by Ebenezer Blonnerbanks - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:19:45 EST ID:v1i/fdRg No.12391 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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este thread es para practicar español. Bebí un poco de cerveza, y esto parace como un idea buena. Estudié español muchos años passado, pero lo olvidé. Dos mes atrás, comiencé aprender tambien. Voy ser fluente proximo año.
Ebenezer Blonnerbanks - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 21:25:46 EST ID:v1i/fdRg No.12392 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Voy ser fluente proximo año.
Espero. Ojalá.
Fucking Wunningstut - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 01:35:50 EST ID:1ETDvaV/ No.12416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yo estudio con Pimsleur. Vivo en Texas así que puedo practicar con frequencia. Tambien fui a Matamoros, Mexico la semana pasada. Bebi muchas cervezas ahí jajajaja
CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:37:53 EST ID:HhdBaX5r No.12417 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yo estudiaba español en colegio ("colegio" significa "high school", ¿no?), pero ahora casi nunca uso la idioma. A veces, yo lo practico solo porque no tengo ningún amigo latino.
Emma Simmlehug - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 03:01:24 EST ID:2CI9q6H9 No.12433 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Claro, perro.
Dare you to say it to a native speaker without them saying "No, 'colegio' means highschool not college!"

Thread de Português - /high/ pt-BR by Lydia Weffinghock - Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:48:13 EST ID:W+1qTxqa No.12370 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Vamos estacionar por aqui, quem quiser praticar um pouco de português, seja bem-vindo! Quem for do brasil e quiser trocar umas idéias, vamos conversando!
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Phoebe Clullylere - Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:35:07 EST ID:Iln0AuAo No.12374 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Brinque direito com os amiguinhos, anão.
Phyllis Neddlefield - Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:27:49 EST ID:/FyL/YY+ No.12375 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Porque não uma Thread no 8chan? Acho mais simples e mais parecido com o que estamos usando no dia a dia.
Ebenezer Buzzwell - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 03:39:05 EST ID:R9D+AS1X No.12376 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pra mim aqui está bom.

Acho que dá pra conversamos sobre algumas coisas proibidas no 55, como lugares onde vendem.
Wesley Blenkinback - Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:54:14 EST ID:z3y1V2LB No.12377 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Você é um fodendo gênio, anãozinho.
Eu até pediria alguma boca na minha cidade, mas acho impossível que alguém more na cidade do churrasco de descolados.
Molly Feshkag - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:56:41 EST ID:gPRi6/8I No.12432 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bump da esperança.

Also, ouvi falar que existia um certo site que enviava por correios para todo Brasil. Alguma alma caridosa sabe algo sobre?
Existe uma boca, não muito longe de casa, mas sou cagão e é dentro de uma favela.

Mandarin music? by hodeedo - Wed, 18 Jul 2012 18:30:15 EST ID:QpPIe/nL No.7196 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I require music in Chinese. MANDARIN please for the love of God. I find most Canto music is better, but Canto is not what I'm learning :/ Preferably not pop music, its all I ever seem to be able to find.

Is there anything more new-wavey, like Neon Indian, or alternative? Lo-fi beach pop like The Raveonettes or Best Coast, rap, whatever, just.. nothing that's going to remind me of N*SYNC plz.

Is this kind of like asking for good movies from China? Not happening?
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Jenny Begglewill - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:50:32 EST ID:r4VERpM1 No.12255 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was trying to remember this shit and googled "420chan chinese hip hop" on the off chance that this thread still existed.
And it does!
For that, BUMP
Eugene Chimmlewater - Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:19:33 EST ID:dk0N0jDD No.12406 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I am rather enjoying Spring and Autumn band at the minute
Fucking Mittingway - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:19:58 EST ID:s5Z8gTO/ No.12413 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Did you just say there's no good movies from China...? Was that supposed to be a joke...? Or do you just not like movies in general?
CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Sat, 19 Sep 2015 21:54:20 EST ID:HhdBaX5r No.12415 Ignore Report Quick Reply
He didn't just say it; he said it over three years ago.
Jarvis Songercocke - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:21:14 EST ID:zXhKEBxR No.12431 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i like the whole di-da-di album as well as all musik from coco lee


World travel, good universal language by James Mother Fucking Randi !lwriJ94kMg - Mon, 24 Aug 2015 01:55:28 EST ID:BPbjsphl No.12379 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys, I'm planning a back packing trip starting in Europe and hopefully if i can make it far enough all the way to SE Asia.

I speak English as my native language, have an ok grasp on German but can't hold a full conversation in it and also learning Italian since that's where my trip starts and I'll be spending a good chunk of my time.

I know English is a pretty universal language, but what I want to know is what would you guys consider the second "universal language"? I want to learn a language that will cover the most bases for my travel.

Sort of an odd question I know but let me know what you think.
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Hannah Binkinchad - Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:12:15 EST ID:s5Z8gTO/ No.12424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
For starters: A lingua franca /ˌlɪŋgwə ˈfræŋkə/[1] (Italian: [ˈliŋgwa ˈfraŋka]; plural lingua francas), also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language or vehicular language, is a language or dialect systematically (as opposed to occasionally, or casually) used to make communication possible between persons not sharing a native language or dialect, in particular when it is a third language, distinct from both native languages.[2]

Also, you're definition of educated is far too broad. If you're referring to folks with post-grad education, many do indeed have some command over enlish, if you're referring to everyone with a bachelors, then you should realise what day and age we're living in and realise that bachelor's degree's don't mean much in terms of ``education``
Hamilton Dremmerstock - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:57:44 EST ID:3uFkg8e9 No.12425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This bitch did not just pull Wikipedia out on me.
I consider people educated to be people who are educated, period. It doesn't matter if people are even more educated now than they were 500 years ago. The fact is that people with bachelor's are smarter than the educated class 500 years ago for sure.
So should lingua franca only be used for the elite of any society? At that point, it really has no use for the common man. Ideally, we should have a lingua franca that's easy to learn for everyone, not just those with master degrees and PhDs.
Basil Duckfield - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:14:37 EST ID:i53wxx4Q No.12426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>The fact is that people with bachelor's are smarter than the educated class 500 years ago for sure.
I'm trying to imagine a young Descrates struggling with the concept of a lingua franca like you are right now. Trying and failing.

>Ideally, we should have a lingua franca that's easy to learn for everyone, not just those with master degrees and PhDs.
Cool story. Doesn't change the fact that English is the de facto lingua franca in many contexts. Indeed, nothing you might say would ever change that.
Archie Pockcocke - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 16:18:11 EST ID:s5Z8gTO/ No.12428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think you're confusing lingua franca, which, again check the wikipedia definition that you so derisively ignored, with some utopic second language, a la esperanto or interlingua, that everyone would not only be taught, but mastered by everyone.

You said, and I quote ''Lingua Franca, the way its use nowadays, implies that everyone whose educated speaks it. That's not true for English.''
But that's not how it's used nowadays! That's simply how you seem to think it's used nowadays.

A lingua franca, is, simply, a goddamned bridge language. As a native french speaker myself, if I speak to, say a dutchmen, I'm gonna try and use english once I realise he doesn,t speak french. Does that mean he's guaranteed to speak it? NO. It's just the most likely language for him to be able to jabber a few intelligible phrases in.
Also, and I really don't want to get too deep into this, but just because someone's gone through the education system, by no means does it mean they`re truly educated. At best, they're certified.
Jarvis Songercocke - Wed, 30 Sep 2015 00:18:26 EST ID:zXhKEBxR No.12430 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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european travel != world travel
many people speak english and german

use hand gestures, try your best, take a travel guide for the language of each country you'll go to, and do your best

Aramaic by Clara Soppernare - Fri, 04 Sep 2015 12:18:39 EST ID:fCdRHBVS No.12390 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So this might be a silly question, but I remember reading something by j.k. Rowling in which she says that she took "Avada kedavra" from an Aramaic spell of the same words, and that it means "let the thing be destroyed." I know it's a dead language, but does anyone here know enough of it or another similar Semitic language to back this claim up?
Cornelius Chembleshaw - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:17:35 EST ID:wom2ryDi No.12429 Ignore Report Quick Reply
She used obviously Abra Kadabra- It comes from Latin, Abra (habra?) Cadavera or something like that... (cadaver, body), means "open the body"

Navaha Lingvo by Ernest Greenlock - Sat, 12 Sep 2015 18:17:53 EST ID:3uFkg8e9 No.12407 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Should all Americans have the option to learn a Native American language?
We genocided their people, we might as well try to preserve some of their culture.

Hannah Bardford - Sat, 12 Sep 2015 19:30:18 EST ID:rxKMl7By No.12408 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I think preserving languages is an absolute waste of resources.
CrazyOnödowá'ga:Tribe !owU3wSU682 - Sat, 12 Sep 2015 20:52:39 EST ID:UA+mBzos No.12409 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's certainly not a good use of resources, but I think somebody[who?] should keep the remaining Native American languages from disappearing for history's sake.

It'd be expensive to hire a Native American language teacher for every high school around the country, but maybe it could be offered as an extracurricular thing just to raise awareness that not every native language has died. Colleges could work directly with nearby tribes (if any exist) assuming enough students want to learn a local native language.
George Doffingpan - Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:05:24 EST ID:nQT4OIjr No.12427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Is anyone else seeing this or do I have some crummy virus malware on my computer?

smoke weed everyday in other languages by Fucking Favingpodge - Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:34:17 EST ID:ORtpm4VC No.9025 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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(mainichi marifana o suu~)
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Oliver Funkinspear - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 15:25:46 EST ID:NQ5lHSFD No.12365 Ignore Report Quick Reply
tenpo suno ali la o seli e kasi sona! (toki pona)
Phineas Habberchitch - Sun, 06 Sep 2015 01:18:32 EST ID:/hq3aXTW No.12396 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Szívj füvet minden nap (literally smoke weed every day, sounds stupid as hell in this language though)
Tépj be minden nap (literally get high every day, that's something people would actually say)
Isabella Bundleturk - Mon, 07 Sep 2015 23:00:04 EST ID:s5Z8gTO/ No.12402 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Actually, it's quotidiennement, everyday. Likewise, many newspapers are called some variation of ''Le quotidien'', literrally meaning the daily.

Incidentally if something is (as an adjective)
Quotidien(ne): it's daily
Hebdomadaire: Weekly
Mensuel(le): Monthly
Annuel(le): Annual.

You're doing great though, keep it up!
Isabella Bundleturk - Mon, 07 Sep 2015 23:01:21 EST ID:s5Z8gTO/ No.12403 Ignore Report Quick Reply
nb for double post but

Journalierement is technically correct btw, it's just far less common and rather awkward sounding.
mr. main sale - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:02:43 EST ID:t9qikK6r No.12414 Ignore Report Quick Reply

met's 'en

Pa son pate by Lillian Coffingtad - Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17:02:25 EST ID:nQT4OIjr No.12404 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is Pa son pate a legitimate phrase in Laos, or is Khan a damn dirty liar?
Sophie Sazzlechod - Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:31:43 EST ID:wTM/qFn0 No.12405 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Your options are to find someone from Laos or figure out how to write that shit in Lao script.
Reuben Pittwill - Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:26:04 EST ID:BS8ApnSl No.12412 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Look, op, I'm fluent in Thai (which is closely related) and speak a little Lao, but that romanized shit isn't helping much. I can tell you that Pa could possibly be "fish", but it could also be 'uncle' or 'wilderness or some other things too. "Son" could be like a dozen different things, seriously. "Pate" is probably just French "pate" as in fish paste, left over from the French. Southeast Asian languages don't romanize well. Give me a youtube clip or some context and I'll try to help you.

Esperanto by Fuck Crigglegold - Sun, 25 Dec 2011 11:39:13 EST ID:X+Qx/ohQ No.5234 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Esperantistoj, venu en cxi tie!

Mi ne estas finavenkisto aux io, sed... mi amas esperanton multe. Gxi grande helpis min kiam lernanta hispanan kaj cxinan. Neniu sxajnas paroli gxin tamen. Ho ve.
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John Blirringbutch - Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:19:55 EST ID:dyEUAL1Q No.12259 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Have some music

Esperanto Subgrunde

>punk, hardcore, thrash, compilation of bands singing in Esperanto

noko - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:50:18 EST ID:ItcXqMx4 No.12302 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Duplos? Agora esse é um fio de duplos.
James Clayway - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:51:43 EST ID:uyEVv9RZ No.12304 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you fail
James Clayway - Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:58:55 EST ID:uyEVv9RZ No.12313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
aprenda conmigo
Eliza Niggerspear - Sat, 05 Sep 2015 15:29:42 EST ID:3uFkg8e9 No.12394 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Suĉu mian kacon*

Suĉi-To Suck
-U=Impertive ending
mian kacon-my dick(accusiave)

A few questions by Martin Cannerlidge - Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:03:25 EST ID:zsEffVCD No.12385 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How much of one language should I know before I start learning another? I'm a native English speaker, I've take three university semesters of Spanish, and won't be studying Spanish in an academic setting anymore, but would like to continue building on my Spanish and also start learning Punjabi (as well as the Gurmukhi alphabet).

I realize that obviously working on two languages will mean I'll learn each of the two more slowly because I'll be spending less time on it, but if I really want to learn both, is there a viable way to do it? Have I learned enough Spanish that I'm unlikely to mix the two languages up when speaking?

What do you recommend in this regard?

Also, resources for Spanish are everywhere. Any recommended resources for Punjabi?
Caroline Chabberchidge - Thu, 03 Sep 2015 08:09:33 EST ID:LBC5HbuN No.12388 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There is no hard and fast rule. Everyone is different.

>Any recommended resources for Punjabi?

Ask your local Hindu temple.

Korean or Japanese? by Phineas Turveyshaw - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:01:36 EST ID:0kXH7cdY No.12368 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm looking for some opinions, on which language to start learning as I want to permanently move to either country. Being quite into Korean cinema and history, I started reading up on which of the languages was easier to learn, and managed to learn Hangul relatively quickly (although useless without vocabulary and grammar). However, I've done that thing where you go onto YouTube and see videos of Tokyo and have this romanticised Western idea of what it'd be like to live there, so now I'm stuck thinking "I don't want to end up learning Korean, go to Korea and Japan, and wish I had spent the time learning Japanese". I know that's a little naive, but it's a concern nonetheless.

Opinions from anyone who has lived in either or preferably both? I've also heard it's at least somewhat easier to learn Japanese once you've learned Korean, as there are few but some similarities so that may also be an option. But I'm struggling to perfect my current second language so the thought of managing four is daunting.
Martin Cannerlidge - Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:56:50 EST ID:zsEffVCD No.12384 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you know more about one than the other and feel torn, I'd go with the one you know more about. While there may not be much in common linguistically speaking, there will be skills you'll pick up for learning languages that will transfer to learning any language.

Instead of thinking "Do I want to learn Japanese or Korean?" think, "Do I want to learn Japanese or Korean first?"

It sounds like the answer is Korean.

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