Top Ten Words for "Left" and "Right" in Different Languages

This is a bit of a different list, this will be a list showing what left and right sound in different languages, and comment about in which language we think left and right sounds best, that's the point of the list. Without further ado, let's a go!
The Top Ten
1 Venstre vs. Høyre (Norwegian)
2 Links vs. Rechts (German)

Now we are getting into the languages where I think one of them sounds cool and one does not. Links is my choice here. It sounds like Link from Nintendo, although Rechts does sound like the Swedish word rätt, which means correct or right, it still sounds pretty bad honestly, in my opinion.

3 Лева (Leva) vs. Правa (Prava) (Russian)

Now we're getting into the Russian words: Leva and Prava. I prefer Leva, because even though it means negative and Prava means something positive, I prefer Leva by far. It sounds like the Swedish word "leva," which means to live. I love it. Whereas Prava sounds OK, but very odd in my opinion.

4 Venstre vs. Højre (Danish)
5 Kairę vs. Dešinė (Lithuanian)

This is definitely the language where left and right sound the best. Honestly, both left and right sound awesome in Lithuanian. I think Kairė sounds a little bit better due to it sounding a bit more colorful, but I love the sound of Dešinė. It sounds like the French word dessine, which means drawing. Love the Lithuanian words.

6 Gauche vs. Droite (French)

Another language where the two words sound awesome. Gauche sounds like something colorful and comfortable, Droite sounds like droid. I prefer Gauche between the two. It just sounds better somehow, even though Droite sounds cool too.

7 Left vs. Right (English)

Well, of course, I would include the English words in here too. I mean, this is an English website after all. I honestly think left sounds far better. Right just sounds not right (no pun intended). I really hate the fact that right is the "right word" while left means left. Anyways, I prefer left in this language.

8 Chap vs. Rast (Persian)
9 Vänster vs. Höger (Swedish)
10 Izquierda vs. Derecho (Spanish)

Now we're getting into the languages where I think neither sound that interesting. I prefer Izquierda though. It kind of sounds like the Pokémon Rayquaza for some reason. Derecho sounds repetitive. Why does the word right have an obsession with beginning with a D in so many languages? Desine, derecho, droite, dexter, it gets old.

The Contenders
11 Sinister vs. Dexter (Latin)

Please do not hate me, but I think Sinister sounds much better than Dexter. Dexter just sounds super weird. I'm more familiar with the word Sinister. It might sound a bit evil, but I've never really cared about it.

I like Sinister mainly because of the English word. It also just sounds cool. Same goes for Italian Sinistra, but I think Italian's word for right is better than this one.

12 Maldekstra vs. Dekstra (Esperanto)

Esperanto, the easiest language in the world, I just had to have the Esperanto words for left and right. This language also suffers from the whole "right starts with D" thing. So, Maldekstra gets my vote. The added mal- adds personality to the word, something Dekstra lacks.

13 Leva vs. Desna (Slovenian)
14 Vasen vs. Oikea (Finnish)

Alright, good ol' Finnish. I prefer Vasen here. It sounds like the Swedish king Gustav Vasa, who was one of the greatest Swedish heroes of all time. Oikea just sounds like it was made at the last second. You will understand why if you know Swedish.

15 Vlevo vs. Právo (Czech)
16 Sol vs. Sağ (Turkish)
17 Stânga vs. Dreapta (Romanian)
18 يسار (Yasar) vs. يمين (Yamin) (Arabic)
19 Esquerda vs. Direita (Portuguese)
20 Sinistra vs. Destra (Italian)

See my comment on Latin. These and many other Italian words are just so cool.

21 ግራ (Gira) vs. ቀኝ (K'enyi) (Amharic)
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