Top 10 Best Sounding Germanic Languages

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1 Swedish Swedish

Swedish is not beautiful. Swedish has geminated vowels, and when somebody pronounces a word with gemination in Swedish, they sound like they're retarded, or their speech is lagging as a sequel from a brain stroke. Geminations don't work with Germanic languages, which tend to have tons of consonant clusters. Lengthened vowels (Gemination) + Consonant cluster: big NO NO!
Compare the geminations in a more melodic, clusterless language like Japanese, and then in Swedish, and you'll see what I'm talking about.

Amazing language

Swedish is the most beautiful language I've ever heard, French and Danish are close honorable mentions!

I'm learning Swedish right now and I love it. The language is so clearly structured, yet it flows beautifully when spoken.

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2 Norwegian Norwegian

Sounds like Swedish but not as stupid

Sounds like a Swedish with a Happy tone

Seriously, Norwegian sounds better than German!

I know somebody who speaks Norwegian.

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3 German

German is the most beautiful sounding language I have ever learned. ( I can speak German, Italian, Spanish, English, Turkish, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Korean, Greek and Danish fluently ), yes not too much it is enough for me.

Best singers are from Germany like Thomas Anders. Very beautiful language and sounds like a more advanced version of English (no offense to Englishmen) - MagmaFox

I like it for it's formality. I picture an accomplished scientist or author when I hear it.

Of course German is the best sounding Germanic language duh

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4 English English

There's Australian, American and British English. For some reason I speak a bit of all.
Favourite odor is nonsense. - BorisRule

Whats with the us flag English comes from england!

Greatest language in the world

Its not the best language its kinda ug

5 Icelandic Icelandic

Pleasurable to listen to

Icelandic is bootiful ;OOO

Such a beautiful and under-appreciated language. So sad how such few people know about it. Lengi lifi ├Źsland!

6 Dutch Dutch

The language sounds way different than the other Germanic languages, it's just so unique, nice, warm and "gezellig". They say Dutch has the richest vocabulary in the world. I use it as a argument against people who say my language is ugly both spoken and written. If you don't like how the sentence sounds, just use another word with the same meaning which does sound nice. The sentence can also look more appealing to the eye after you replaced a word. Sorry if my post is a bit messy, I'm not always good at explaining my opinion.

Dutch sounds way different than other Germanic languages, it's just so unique, nice, warm and "gezellig". They also say Dutch has the richest vocabulary in the world. I use it as an argument against people who say my language is ugly. If you don't like how to sentence sounds, just use another words which does sound nice. The sentence can also look more appealing to the eye after you replaced the word. - Silvester32

This language some people think this language sound beautiful but not as beautiful,but it sounds cool

7 Danish Danish

Danish sounds very nice, but it's very hard to pronounce.

8 Afrikaans Afrikaans

Retard dutch

Yeah

Unique Germanic language, about 60-70% from Dutch origen and the rest French, German, Malay and of course a touch of local Africa

9 Faroese Faroese
10 Frisian Frisian

Nope Scots is

This is the closest language to English

The Contenders

11 Old Norse
12 Austrian
13 Swiss

There is Swiss German but Swiss is not a language, even though Swiss German and German sound nothing like each other. - MagmaFox

Swiss is not a language. - 445956

14 Yiddish
15 Elfdalian
16 Luxembourgish
17 Albanian

I'm sorry to say this but... ALBANIAN ISN'T GERMANIC

I think albanian language is very easy to learn and it is a beautifull language

18 Saterland Frisian

Nobody knows this language and It only has about 1k speakers

19 Scots

Not Scottish Gaelic (and maybe a dialect of English)

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