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Finno-Ugric Langauges!

Hello Duolearners, what do you think about the Finno-Ugric languages? Give your own opinion. Tell me what your favorite Finno-Ugric language is, your least favorite Finno-Ugric language and why? You can compare each Finn0-Ugric language. What are the similarities and what are the differences? Rank each one from least to greatest/greatest to least. Be specific and tell me in great detail the qualities of the languages and what makes them unique. In case you don't what the romance languages are, here are some videos on how they sound like.

Finnish: https://youtu.be/c0s1KVav80Y

Hungarian: https://youtu.be/sdoy7s2aU6M

Estonian: https://youtu.be/8cVM6DyBH-U

There are more Finno-urgric languages, for instance: Erzya, Moksha (Mordvians), Mari, Livonian, Northern Sami, Komi, etc.. I couldn't find a video for these languages but if you have a video you are welcome to share!

Other discussions-

Scandinavian Languages: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21719196

Germanic Languages: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21624004

Romance Languages: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21462103

European Languages: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/13814082

European Languages (2): https://www.duolingo.com/comment/14722206

1 year ago

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/krpw1204

Finnish!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luke_5.1991
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Please repost this in the Duolingo general forum. You made your post in the Duolingo Norwegian forum.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamuelCristea

Ok I changed it to Hungarian forum.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TseDanylo
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My personal ranking

  1. Estonian - It's like they all have cartoon voices! You could get a buff looking guy with a bunch of tattoos but if he uttered a word of Estonian, I would not be able to take him seriously! Estonian is definitely the cutest language I have ever heard!

  2. Hungarian - I don't know why, but it sounds more Swedish than Swedish does!

  3. Finnish - (Please don't kill me Finnish fans!) I just never got into that "Finnish phase". I mean it's beautiful (like angry Estonian) but it's just not for me.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IsakNygren1
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I would choose Finnish since it's the biggest language in its family, with exceptions of Hungarian. I like Finland and I want to learn all Nordic languages.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Pfirsch_

My favorite is Estonian for sure!1

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Strekoza88
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I would have to go with Hungarian. But Estonian comes pretty close for me. ^^

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GuyANDERSO2
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My favourite is Estonian! I love it so much! :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TseDanylo
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You should really put this in the Hungarian/General forum. Norwegian is not a Finno-Ugric Language. It is North Germanic

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LavethWolf
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Much like everyone else, I would choose Finnish. But I kind of like Hungarian just as much as I like Finnish ( it was hard to choose between the two ). I've heard Estonian, although it's not as appealing to me as the other two, it's still a beautiful language on its own.

There are actually many more Finno-Ugric languages that you may want to include on your list. Here's a video that showcases a bit more of them :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfboS-QI5xQ

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamuelCristea

Thank you for the link I will check it out! Great response by the way. :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LavethWolf
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You're welcome!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dasha_Rose

I would have to say my favorite ones are Estonian and Finnish!

1 year ago

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Finnish- By far my favorite. I have wanted to learn it ever since I was about eight or nine, just overall beautiful. Hungarian- I kind of have to like it, half of the people that I know are from Hungary, but it is still beautiful. Estonian-.. . I love how it works.. .

1 year ago