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Friday, May 22, 2009

Aloha Friday

My Aloha Friday question is : "How many languages do you know?"

I can read,write and speak in English and Malay but only speak 2 Chinese dialects which are Hakka and Cantonese.

Have a great weekend everyone!!


  1. Ah, languages! Almost majored in European Languages until my dad convinced me that I should sign up for a more "practical" degree.

    Speak/read/write: English, Tagalog
    Speak (but can only read/write a little): Cantonese, Mandarin, Hokkien

    Happy weekend!

  2. English is about it really. I can stay some things in Spanish and French but cant carry on a conversation. I can also count 1-10 in Chinese or Japanese(I dont remember what one it is.)

  3. Have a great weekend, too!

    Tagalog and English are the 2 languages I know. A little bit of Spanish.

    Salamat kaibigan!
    (Thank you, friend in Tagalog)

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. Sad to say, I only speak English. I can recognize a few Spanish words, but not many. :(

  5. Yeah! You're doing AF!

    English is the only language that I fell confident in saying I can speak fluently.

  6. only?

    lol... you're a linguistic genus, girl!

    I can do some French. I read it much better than I speak it (or can hear it...)


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  8. Only English. I can speak and understand some Spanish but not much!

  9. do you have any ideas on how i can make that happen? i've been poking around and don't really know how.

    oh, and i only know english. i was working on french at because i want to teach my daughter, but i haven't worked on it in a while.

  10. Only English unless you count the strange dialect of my two year old daughter. Have a great weekend!

  11. I speak English, and can get along ok in French (read it better than speak it). I can also hold decent conversatiosn with a 3 year old in Spanish and american sign language.

  12. Only one, unfortunately. But, I am currently learning french so all is not lost:-)

  13. Ummm 1. :)
    But I can order a beer and ask how to find the bathroom in Spanish!

  14. Sadly I can only speak one fluently...dabble in Russian and Portugues

  15. Only one very well. I have a second language I used to be understand fairly well, but it's fallen by the wayside lately.

  16. English, that's about it. I remember a lot of my Spanish from high school, but "Mi gato is negro" (My cat is black) doesn't get you too far. Especially when the black cat died about 20 years ago. Sigh.

    Uh, I communicate pretty well with the kitties, does that count??

  17. How many do I know? I know plenty but I can barely speak more than English.

    I studied French in high school and college and a bit of German in college too. Now I live in southern California so I've picked up some Spanish too. I know a couple words in Arabic and Mandarin.

    Unfortunately I'm horrible at languages and always have been.

  18. I used to speak German fairly well... not so much anymore!

  19. Primary: English
    Understand completely, but not fluent speaker: Filipino dialect, Ilocano and some Tagalog
    Speak/Write a little: French

  20. Hi,
    thank for stopping by and your comment on my blog. You have a nice blog. I love it! I'll add myself as follower.
    I can speak two languages. Turkish is the other one.
    Nice to meet you.
    Have a great day!

  21. Hi, thanks for dropping by my blog....English speaker here but studied French, Spanish and Latin....all sadly neglected.