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Languages of Eastern Europe

Hello guys, which language from Eastern Europe do you like?

What I mean by Eastern Europe I mean each country from the Baltics, East central Europe, and Southeastern Europe/Balkans. The languages in Eastern Europe include: Russian, Czech, Polish, Croatian, Slovak, Hungarian, Serbian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Montenegrin, Albanian, and Romanian!

Here are videos of how each language sounds.

Russian: https://youtu.be/TmlMjFh20jA Czech: https://youtu.be/S_OuEmQBGOM Polish: https://youtu.be/fAuISKd3wSs Croatian: https://youtu.be/I2hs9fA6HXc Slovak: https://youtu.be/XW8HkAoI4L0 Hungarian: https://youtu.be/8gIG-YCKN1o Serbian: https://youtu.be/GsKvDVtKFVQ Latvian: https://youtu.be/vadS7cvw5Z0 Lithuanian: https://youtu.be/4KcFTy8-7lA Estonian: https://youtu.be/1138Ck2xe7Q Slovenian: https://youtu.be/GsKvDVtKFVQ Bulgarian: https://youtu.be/4drikimuRdw Ukrainian: https://youtu.be/_sm6uamuW9k Montenegrin: https://youtu.be/hzOEXOFOors Albanian: https://youtu.be/7sXUeQkdylw Romanian: https://youtu.be/CMEd1ZbBFU8

Once you watch all the videos of how the languages sound; write in the comments which language you prefer and describe why it's your favorite Eastern European language in great detail. If you want you can even rank each language. This would be very interesting to see considering that most of the languages in Eastern Europe come from different language families.

June 23, 2017



Serbian, Croatian and Montenegrin are basically the same language. The slight difference is in dialect and the politics utilizing it for it's own purposes.

Back on topic, Romanian is my favourite. It's blend of Italian, Slavic and old native vocabulary and all that stew makes one poetry of a language to listen.


I Makedonski je sličan Srpsko-hrvatskom


To wuther as from Finland

Finland is an Eastern European country

To make a rushing sound or to shake vigorously. What makes this word interesting to Wuthering Heights a novel by Emily Brontë and a song of the same name by Kate Bush,

but very few people know what the word actually means.




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My favorite Eastern European language would probably be Romanian. I personally love the way it sounds and in the video it sounds very powerful and beautiful! Don't get me wrong but all these languages a beautiful too. If I were to rank these languages this is how it would be:

  1. Romanian
  2. Hungarian
  3. Albanian
  4. Ukrainian
  5. Serbian
  6. Polish
  7. Croatian
  8. Czech
  9. Bulgarian
  10. Lithuanian
  11. Russian
  12. Estonian
  13. Slovenian
  14. Latvian
  15. Montenegrin
  16. Slovak


Czech has always been my favorite Balto-Slavic Language, I'm learning it on Memrise, but I'll learn it in Duolingo when the course is here, and that's gonna be soon cause it's here by: 07/07/17.


If all goes as planned, I will be hitting the "Lock tree and submit for verification!" button on that day. After which Duo will check it over, add the TTS sound, and generally perform the pre-launch activities. The Duo tasks can take from a few weeks to a couple months. I would not expect the course to be actually available before August.

  1. Bulgarian
  2. Macedonian
  3. Albanian

Because of the beautiful traditional songs, music, rhythms and dances.


Most of them are not even Eastern European. For example Croatia and Czech Republic aren't even close. They are clearly Central European. You should add that to your title. Central and Eastern European.


Ukrainian is my favorite, although I love all of them! It sounds like Russian with a sliver of Italian. :) And, the country and culture are so rich like other Slavic ones, yet still unique. Favorite Ukrainian music and Carol of the Bells, an originally Ukrainian folk song.


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