Top 10 Coolest Languages

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German
German: The most widely spoken language in Europe, most learned language after English in Japan, and- coolest language on earth. And I say that as a Taiwanese!
Sounds I little bit intimidating, but that makes it so cool!
When I hear some Germans speaking German I think they sound really sophisticated.
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2Swedish
They got trunks up in their shrunks like freckin awesome shiet aight!
Some of you have never heard Swedish before and are just passing this one by. You guys HAVE to look up someone talking in Swedish. ' amazing.
Becuse they have swedish meatballs
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3Russian
It sounds very cool and is difficult to learn, making it something impressive to know. Additionally, there are plenty of Russian speakers in the world to practice it with, making it something practical, rather than Gaelic and Irish.
Hot guys. Enough said.
Russian is Wonderful. I know a girl she speaks like she wants to what her tooth
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4Arabic
I am swedish and I think 1-Arabic 2-french 3-Italian 4-Chinese
I learn Arabic and Arabic is supposed to be the most graceful and hardest language to learn.
Arabic fonts are very beautiful. Also it has like all sounds in its alphabet. Such like 'ع', 'ح', 'ض', and more.
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5English
What wrong with the votes this language should be tops when not why the bloody hell is every tom dick and harry learning it it a world language admit it or shove it
It sounds so nice! I love English and I'm from Germany by the way :D
This language should get #1 place besides almost everyone I the world speaks it

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6Japanese
It sounds so cool! By just listening to a Japanese song or watching an anime you'll find it amazing and cool!
2 alphabets, and Kanji make it hell of a challenge. That's why I love it.
Japanese IS AWESOME! Enough said
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7French
"Rouge. " I like how in French, the beginning of the word gets ahead of the tongue of the person speaking it. Then, at the end of the word, the tongue catches up to the word.
I have to say that I do think German is pretty cool, but it always sounds like you are coughing. I speak French and German and I think that French is far more beautiful. This makes French expressive, but the only thing I find German useful for expressing is anger. Si on parle français et allemand, on va trouver que le français est plus expressif en tout des situations.

As for comparing French to the other languages, I don't speak them. I can say though that I like the sound of French much better than any of them and I think French deserves the top spot, or at least #2 (it is hard to compete with German).
I speak fluent French and I feel this language is beautiful
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8Scottish Gaelic
I'm so happy to see this here. I love everything Scottish and I think the way it flows, yet is powerful is one of the most fascinatingly beautiful things on the planet.
Like Irish, but manlier! All those weird pronunciation rules: dh = g, bh = v, th and sh = h; broad and slender vowels changing thesound of surrounding consonants...M... Its better than Fried Chicken.
Awesome grammar, syntax and spelling! A shame it's dying
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9Irish
It sounds so beautiful and unique, and the phonics are very different from English. Also, it feels very soft and dancing on your tongue.
I'm more for Scottish Gaelic but Irish Gaelic is also Heckanarrnarr. I love all the weird grammar rules.
Very interesting, immensely growing language. I love it! I highly recommend it.
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10Romanian
Romanian sounds pretty cool. In my opinion, it sounds better than Italian.

The Contenders

11Norwegian
I know both Danish and Swedish, and I always used to think it sounded so stupid and child-like. But after living in Norway for a few months, and getting some exposure of the language it sounds really cute. Definitely the easiest out of Scandinavian languages for native English speakers in terms of pronunciation. It's also sort of like the in between Scandinavian language, since Norwegian is understood by both Danes and Swedes,.
It's both melodic and beautiful. But most important; Norwegian are ' awesome.
Really easy. Enough said

12Spanish
Passionate and to the point. It is what it is, there is no hiding in fancy French or Latin vocabulary (it be silly). No need to make weird noises to sound good, as long as you say something meaningful you are good.
It is the third most spoken language in the world.
I like Spanish because I like Mexican
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13Latin
It's a dead language, whenever someone speaks latin it sounds cool and mysterious :3
Latin is beautiful. It was widespread, and the basis for most languages. This basically means that if you learn Latin, learning other languages will be easier.
It's mostly cool because it's dead.
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14Italian
The sexiest, coolest, most erotic and sensual language in the world!
Ok, let's admit that German is on the top because it has many native speakers...
But it sounds bad for me!
Italian, instead sound melodic and beautiful and I say this as a greek native speaker!
I'm Italian and I love the language

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15Icelandic
Basically the language of the Vikings! Sounds awesome yet bouncy and firm
Love all the symbolized letters and the way the words sound.
Archaic and hard to pronounce words. Very beautiful language, especially when sung.
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16Finnish
Amazing Language, very melodic, sounds very beautiful when people are not trying to sound like douches... The language can be really tricky for some people to learn as it is belongs to the Uralic language and it's vokab can be completely alien to people.. As well as tricky grammar...
I'm a native English speaker, learning Finnish currently and let me tell you, it's a beautiful language! It's melodic, unique, and fairly simple! No articles or gender-specific pronouns (a, the/ he, she). It's sweet to roll every "r" you say.

Rakastan Suomen kielen!

17Danish
'Cause it's so hard to master

18Portuguese
The Portuguese language and a very rich, it has some words and phrases that only those who speak Portuguese can really understand, what this word or phrase means. For example: Saudade, that's the only word that exists only in Portuguese and is considered as an abstract noun. In other languages ​​there are words that express the same idea, but they are regarded as expressions. In Brazilian Portuguese, we have many words of indigenous origin (so the Brazilian Portuguese can be considered an exotic language) For example Abacaxi -> Pineapple (fruit smelling), xará-> (someone who has the same name as you), or Tainá (It is a name that the indigenous language means Star) etc...
And it is also somewhat sensual, who would not want to hear Eu te amo you close your ear? Or Me the um beijo? , me abraca forte or eu estou com saudade de voce,...   Romantic, no? At least charming :)
Portuguese is just beautiful be it from Brazil or Portugal os some African countries. The best is from Portugal though, its original, poetic as Brazilian is more fun and happy.

19Vietnamese
My native language is Vietnamese and I love it. It defines who I am and where I come from. Besides it's so elegant in its ancient simplicity!
Strange in its own way, but fascinating.

20Armenian
Its a language and its really hard for English learners
It's exceptionally beautiful when sung.
I am Armenian and I love the language

21Korean
I am doing a poster on a language blood line. I think this will be my choice.
Best alphabet ever (hangul) very logical writing system and sounds so nice, kinda soft in tone

22Filipino
Filipino language is cool for me because as an anthropologist I have found out that filipinos have their rich culture and a rich heritage thta persuades me to study them for me that's cool.
Filipino language is cool simply because easy to understand and easy to learn, and Filipinos are hospitable that you can talk to them anytime;anywhere.
Filipino is an amazing language. It is unique and not a lot of people speak the language. I count myself lucky I learnt Filipino at a young age.
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23Polish
Polish is not so hard to learn, contrary to popular belief. Also, it's beautiful!

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A lot of hissing sounds, polish kind of sounds like insects buzzing.
Super complicated (and therefore cool-sounding) pronunciation.
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24Bengali
A language full of poetic & idiomatic features. Cool to say & fun to use.
A language which full of love and sweet. When I hear it it touch my heart and I love to hear it.
What a language! After listening you can just feel that it is coming from someone's heart.
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25Afrikaans
Best language. It had this uncanny ability to also focus on the points. ò

26Greek
Very fast and elegant when spoken; the language of liturgical Greek Orthodox chants.
I feel like if I learn greek I'll know more about the root of things. Quite literally.
Its just sounds so ancient
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27Hungarian
The absolute best language in my opinion
Most different and sophisticated sounding language. Romantic, and musical
The hardest language but sounds good.
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28Kannada
The most pleasant, Soothing, attractive, energizing language! "Sirigannadam Gelge"
Hm... It does seem interesting, it might be cool for my curiosity

29Chinese
I love Chinese so much is looks so beautiful
When written down
17% of world population using it!

30Dutch
It sounds so funny to me, since I speak both English and German - very child-like!
So sophisticated, pure and beautiful.

31Aramaic
Jesus spoke it, end of! Anything Jesus does is immediately the coolest of its type!
Jesus Christ spoke Aramaic, enough said.

32Hindi
Hindi is a great language
Hindi sounds so funny and is the coolest language.

33Hebrew
It's the language of the Jews.. the Jews are the coolest.. do the math
The beautiful original language of the New Testament.

34Xhosa
Search it on youtube! The language is spoken with clicks inserted and is very complicated.
Africans languages are always amazing to pronounce and enjoy the flow

35Thai

36Serbian
It's un-PC to be a Serb, so they've got to be great people.

37Tamil
It is one of the coolest languages to be used on earth.
It has 15 dialects, out of which all of them are cool!

38Persian
Its Persian not Farsi in English!
I think it's the most luvable of all.
The pronunciation of it is so easy to as I have been told.
I have two Italian friends who r speakin it for a year and say that they are by the natives that they sound almost native like.
I would love to learn German too.

PS: Persian and Farsi are the same language. Only different names in English.

39Ukrainian

40Bahasa

41Telugu

42Guarani

43Basque

44Croatian
Croatian is the same language as Bosnian and Serbian, the different names have more to do with politics than linguistics. But in my opinion the standard Croatian accent sounds a lot nicer than the Serbian accent.

45Mongolian
It's so unique and every time I hear it it sounds like a mix of Russian and Chinese.
Throat singing = completely boss

46Estonian
This language is very ancient sounding. It flows really well. It is similar to Finnish in its difficulty in both grammar and vocab. My favorite language!

47Pashto
-Used by military services in the Army.

-Many Americans speak it.

-Sounds unique.

48Esperanto

49Greenlandic
If you've ever seen it, the words are really long and complicated. They put "q" with no "u" by it.

50Tagalog

51Samoan
I love Samoan language it's so common and easy to learn

52Tongan

53Hawaiian

54Malayalam
Difficult to pronounce... But makes miracles in literature...

55Scots

56Klingon

57Faroese

58Slovenian
My ancestors are from here... just thought I might add it

59Urdu

60Sinhala

61Gujarati
Because it's the best!

62Georgian
A pretty difficult Caucasian language.

63Khmer
I am learning Khmer. It is very hard to write, and especially reading. But the speaking part is AWESOME! Should be in top 15!

64Lithuanian
Love Lithuanian. One of my favorite languages after Russian and Romanian.

65Malay
One of the easiest non indo-European languages, in terms of sound, to learn. I think it sounds nicer than other more popular Asian languages, like Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

66Kazakh

67Welsh
This should be higher on the list!
1. Arabic
2. Navajo
3. Welsh
4. Cantonese
5. Hindi
6. Scottish Gaelic
7. Hungarian
8. Khmer
9. Thai
10. Mandarin
A very ancient and beautiful sounding language. This should be at the top! Probably the most popular Celtic language.
An oppressed language that managed to survive the down-treading and brutal English rule until Owain Glyndwr proved his worth on the battlefield... And now an ancient Celtic language spoken by caltic barbarians lingers in the teeth and lips of the ancient and weary welsh folk.
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68Turkish
Why it's in 56?
It would be in 0-20!
Turkish peoples canr speak other languages onlt their language

69Farsi
Farsi is a really cool language. When I hear Persian songs and their nice poems I feel so good even if I don't know the meanings I love the way the poems giggle me!

70Bulgarian
It's a nice sounding language and has an interesting yet hard grammar

71Swahili

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