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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Iberian Aid

Portuguese is just Spanish with a Russian accent


Yes it does, and here's why.


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15 comments:

  1. you should create a line of t-shirts. jus sayin... =)

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    1. I've been thinking about it. What should I put on them?

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    2. Maybe that frustrated guy saying "Portuguese does not sound like Russian!" would work? :-)

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  2. Portuguese and Polish sounds pretty similar at a distance, I think - lots of hushing sounds and nasals.

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  3. Are you talking about European Portuguese or Brazillian Portuguese?
    I speak Brazillian Portuguese and I don't think it sounds anything like Russian but European Portuguese is pretty weird.

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    1. no,no,no, Brazilian Portuguese is really weird

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    2. to me, Brazilians sound like drunk Spanish people.

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  4. This also applies to my very terrible Italian... If in doubt, speak Spanish with a bad Italian accent and hope for the best. Mamma mia!

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    1. Do you learn Italian because of opera? I am starting to think ones who love opera start learning it at some stage...

      "Povera donna! Sola, abandonata in questo popoloso deserte che apellano Parigi!"

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  5. I find that Portugese sounds more like Spanish with a French accent personally

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    1. A girl I know just went back from Barselona and said same thing about Catalan :-)))

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    2. For me Catalan sounds like French with a Spanish accent!

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    3. Now that's interesting. Where are you from?

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  6. Well, for me (a Russian) the Portugese language sounds a lot like Polish. There's the same lot of "sh", "zh", "ts" and other odd consonants that make it sound like a snake's hissing (no offence meant). All in all, this "mixture of Polish and Spanish" sound really, really weird.

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  7. Even the portugal portuguese doesn't sound similar to russian

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