Top 10 Best Sounding Germanic Languages
The Top Ten
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.
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.
When being spoken it sounds very song-like, very melodic, with high tones and low tones. Beautiful.
Sounds like a Swedish with a Happy tone
Norwegian should be number 1. It's way better than Swedish.
Seriously, Norwegian sounds better than German!
Sounds like Swedish but not as stupid
German sure has some of the best songs there, the language was meant to be sung.
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.
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
English sounds nothing like German, thank goodness. There's no such thing as Australian, American and British English - they're ALL English but Australian, American and English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish ->i.e. British, all have different accents.
Whats with the us flag English comes from england!
There's Australian, American and British English. For some reason I speak a bit of all.
Favourite odor is nonsense. - BorisRule
Greatest language in the world
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 Ísland!
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
Danish sounds very nice, but it's very hard to pronounce.
Beautiful language which unfortunately reminds some people of the apartheid, we should stop thinking like that, languages are neutral tools.
Unique Germanic language, about 60-70% from Dutch origen and the rest French, German, Malay and of course a touch of local Africa
This is the closest language to English
Nope Scots is
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
I think albanian language is very easy to learn and it is a beautifull language
I'm sorry to say this but... ALBANIAN ISN'T GERMANIC
Nobody knows this language and It only has about 1k speakers
Not Scottish Gaelic (and maybe a dialect of English)