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800 words of heaven

HPFT is a multilingual community! I thought I'd start up a list of what languages we all spoke, so that if someone needs a little help with translation, we have some guidance as to whom to ask.

 

French - 800 words of heaven (as a second language at high school level)

Hindi - 800 words of heaven

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just.a.willow.tree

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree (like, I can read / understand grammar and stuff like that but if you asked me to speak it, nope lol)

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TreacleTart

Spanish - 100% fluent (especially familiar with Mexican, Caribbean, & South American dialects)

French - I can read/comprehend decently, but my speaking abilities are mediocre

Italian - I can read/comprehend decently, but my speaking abilities are mediocre

Arabic - so-so, I can read phonetically and understand basic phrases

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Felpata_Lupin

Italian, obviously :P (and I would be absolutely delighted to help if someone wants to practice/needs help with translations/anything else)

Very, very basic French (I can understand if I read it and maybe formulate very easy sentences, but not much more than that, I'm afraid... :couch:)

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Lost Muse

Good topic!

I can speak (besides English):

Hindi - native tongue (read, write, and speak)

French - intermediate level (A2 Certificate; can read and write, broken speech)

German - intermediate level (B1 Certificate; can read and write, broken speech)

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Nhaz

I think we kinda had this topic before, but still.

Bulgarian: native

German: C2 certificate, but I'd rather say t's dropped down to C1

Italian: A1, can read

Russian: A2, probably, can read.

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FlamingQuilltips

Ah this is awesome!

Below are languages I know/understand listed in descending order of fluency/skill

  • English - read, write,speak, think, sing and fly :-P
  • Tamil - Native language: speak, think, read & write moderately 
  • Sanskrit - Read and write fluently
  • Hindi - Speak, understand conversational Hindi, write fluently, read moderately
  • Telugu - Understand conversational Telugu

 

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800 words of heaven

Imma put all the languages in alphabetical order, with each of our names next to them. Just keep adding to the running list, so the latest post will have the most updated list!

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips

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SnapeLove

I don't know if ever going to be needed but:

Serbian - native

English - I am bad at grammar and spelling but I have decent vocabulary, Spanish - basic and rather rusty     

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Ineke

Dutch for me! It's my native language!

 

As for other languages - English is my best one but irrelevant. I forgot everything French and I can understand and read (most of) German, but writing is a big no, so I guess this isn't helpful either.

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sunshine_locks

i don't know how helpful i could really be, but i know some telugu (can't write or read though) and a little spanish (can, write, read, and speak). 

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Stella Blue

Adding these all into the list!

*If you're adding your name to the list, just copy it and paste into your post to add into it.*

 

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

 

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BellaLestrange87

Adding myself in with my so-so French ^_^

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz

Latin - sapphicsunrise

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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Renacerá

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue, Renacerá

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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facingthenorthwind

My Hebrew is uhh, I'm starting Gimel level classes going by the Hebrew University model? So I don't yet know the future tense or the imperative, but hopefully by the end of the semester I will! 

 

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue, Renacerá

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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VaguelyCreativeName

German is my native language, so I'm pretty confident I could translate anything you need there. I took some French and Latin classes at school/uni, hence my grasp of those languages is tentative. I'm taking up French classes again, though, so fingers crossed!

 

 

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue, Renacerá

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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Cassius Alcindor

I can speak very basic Norwegian.

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue, Renacerá

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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my mother language is Portuguese, I can also speak English and Spanish (this latter I can speak -ish) and I can understand a bit of French :)

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart, sunshine_locks, Stella Blue, Renacerá; prongsbeak

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips, sunshine_locks

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MileyMalfoy
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Adding in my second language of Afrikaans, I'm fluent in reading, writing, and speaking. I also have a bit of Spanish but I'm probably a last resort in that. 

Afrikaans - MileyMalfoy

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart; sunshine_locks; Stella Blue; Renacerá; prongsbeak; MileyMalfoy

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips; sunshine_locks

Edited by MileyMalfoy

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ShadowRose

So theoretically I'm at a conversational level in French, but I like to forget basic words mid-conversation (e.g. once while I was studying abroad in France, I was at a grocery store and needed to buy a plastic bag but couldn't remember the word for bag and had to ask for a "soft box" and I genuinely thought the cashier was going to die laughing for a hot minute once he figured out what I was trying to say). In case you were wondering,  "bag" in French is "sac."

 

Afrikaans - MileyMalfoy

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak; ShadowRose

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart; sunshine_locks; Stella Blue; Renacerá; prongsbeak; MileyMalfoy

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips; sunshine_locks

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BookDinosaur

Afrikaans - MileyMalfoy

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak; ShadowRose; BookDinosaur

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Japanese - BookDinosaur

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart; sunshine_locks; Stella Blue; Renacerá; prongsbeak; MileyMalfoy

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips; sunshine_locks

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Margaret

I don't claim to be fluent in Irish, but I could probably translate most short phrases as I did study it for 14 years.

 

Afrikaans - MileyMalfoy

Arabic - TreacleTart

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak; ShadowRose; BookDinosaur

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Irish - Margaret

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Japanese - BookDinosaur

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart; sunshine_locks; Stella Blue; Renacerá; prongsbeak; MileyMalfoy

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips; sunshine_locks

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esmeraude

Adding in BSL as I’m fluent and it may be useful to someone — even though it’s a visual language, most signs can be described pretty well in writing! (or I’m moderately decent at the sentence structure if you want to write words that someone signs without adding a description)

Afrikaans - MileyMalfoy

Arabic - TreacleTart

British Sign Language/BSL - esmeraude

Bulgarian - Nhaz

Dutch - Ineke

French - 800 words of heaven; TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Lost Muse; BellaLestrange87; val; VaguelyCreativeName; prongsbeak; ShadowRose; BookDinosaur

German - Lost Muse; Nhaz; VaguelyCreativeName

Greek (classical/biblical) - sapphicsunrise

Hebrew (Modern) - facingthenorthwind

Hindi - 800 words of heaven; Lost Muse; FlamingQuilltips

Italian - TreacleTart; Felpata_Lupin; Nhaz; val

Irish - Margaret

Japanese - BookDinosaur

Latin - sapphicsunrise; VaguelyCreativeName

Mandarin - just.a.willow.tree

Norwegian- Cassius Alcindor

Portuguese - prongsbeak

Russian - Nhaz

Sanskrit - FlamingQuilltips

Serbian - SnapeLove

Spanish - just.a.willow.tree; TreacleTart; sunshine_locks; Stella Blue; Renacerá; prongsbeak; MileyMalfoy

Tamil - FlamingQuilltips

Telugu - FlamingQuilltips; sunshine_locks

 
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