Language @4-ch

Language @4-ch

English: Talk about languages, communication, linguistics or anything of that nature. All languages are welcome for discussion, and everyone should respect each other's language. Please keep Japanese language related discussion here thank you.

日本語: 言語、コミュニケーション、言語学または何についてでも話してください。全ての言語が議論のために歓迎され、誰でも互いの言語を尊重しなければなりません。日本語に関連した議論はここでしてください。

Français: Parler des langues, la communication, la linguistique ou n'importe quoi de cette nature. Toutes langues sont bienvenues pour la discussion, et tout le monde doit respecter la langue. S'il vous plaît garder la discussion en Japonais ici, merci beaucoup.

Español: Para charlar sobre idiomas, la lingüística, y qualquier cosa de ese tipo. Todos los idiomas son bienvenidos para la discusión y todos deben respetar el idioma del uno al otro. Por favor mantengan discusiones en Japonés aquí, gracias.

Svenska: Här talar vi om språk, lingvistik o. dyl. Alla språk är välkomna och ni förväntas respektera andra användares språk. Vänligen håll Japanska-diskussioner inom detta forum, tack!

Deutsch: Gespräche über Sprachen, Kommunikation, Linguistik oder Ähnliches. Alle Sprachen sind willkommen und jeder sollte die anderen Sprachen respektieren. Bitte Diskussionen über die japanische Sprache auf dieses Forum beschränken, vielen Dank.

Português: Converse sobre idiomas, comunicação, lingüística ou qualquer tema relacionado. Todos os idiomas são bemvindos para a discussão, e todos devem respeitar o idioma alheio de cada um. Por favor mantenham as discussões relacionadas ao Japonês aqui. Obrigado.
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What's the worst language? (17)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2013-01-23 12:18 ID:IMlqzpyd

What is the worst language in your opinion? As a really wordy guy, I don't really like english. It's useful, nice to hear and easy to speak but to write, I really hate it. It's too hard and even sometimes impossible to precisely express what I'd like to say.

I'm not into japanese anymore. It's kinda cool to speak but honnestly I got fed up with the culture (few travels and a lot of disillusions). I'm more into korean and cantonese (I don't speak it very well but I'm in love with Hong Kong's cinema).

What is yours?

8 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2015-08-25 18:41 ID:tidczCU7

Old Norse was the strangest/hardest language I studied at all, but it didn't help that the textbook was shit and full of typos.

9 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2015-08-26 03:25 ID:TNT3hEDh

what's so bad about Old Norse?
I've been studying Old english for a bit, and it hasn't been so bad.

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13 Name: Cult Group Member : 2017-04-06 11:44 ID:UQdJL9Ym

Consider yourselves luckier you are neither a Tangalized non-Tangalog ethnic, nor born an ethnic Tangalog.

14 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-09-01 22:34 ID:hccA04pY


The Turkish and Hungarian languages (especially Turkish) kind of sound Korean (" 'nda" , " 'da "). I think it sounds cool.

Indian Languages (especially Dravidian) and African Languages, I don't like. Especially the writing system used for langs like Telugu and the rest.

15 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2019-01-09 23:39 ID:GpcO1ERa

I wiykd gave to disagree and say Esparanzo is absolutely just as

16 Name: John Luke Piqard : 2019-01-12 08:47 ID:kYruWESE

Worst language has to be klingon! not a single vowel!

17 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2019-02-04 00:28 ID:JYoigvPm

Foolish Terran detected.

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la .lojban. (7)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2013-08-01 23:17 ID:vVvCklnv

So, I've been learning Lojban for a few months. How many of you here speak it? Has anyone here heard of it?

la .lojban. mutce banli .i mi selneimau tavla fo la .lojban. seba'i la .gliban.

2 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2013-08-04 00:00 ID:uK7wGCFT

I've heard of it. Maybe I just didn't take enough time with it, but it kind of struck me as "Esperanto is bad because it's too eurocentric, so let's fix that by making a language that's incomprehensible to everyone."

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2014-04-28 18:29 ID:po0Tjt3v

It is also to evade loglan copyrights

4 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-11-11 04:18 ID:gppOB/bG

dicks out for Harambe

5 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2017-05-15 06:29 ID:SCj5Irjy


Lojban is not an auxiliary language, although it has features that would make a good one. Given that it was designed as a science experiment, it has to be as neutral as possible.


.i mi do zo'e la .lojban. tavla ni'o mi'e .cizypij.

6 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-30 23:43 ID:DRRW1vY6

.au lo nunsnu di'a jmive .i

do ma senva? .i .e'u ko tilminski bau lo jbobo

7 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-12-04 23:09 ID:8joOoh/x

How do you say "dicks out for Har​ambe" in Lojban?

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Tanobb international image board (3)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-03-23 18:35 ID:7yFazReQ

Tanobb international image board

2 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-11-06 09:18 ID:4gqJemxs

I wish this was still up

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-11-24 07:29 ID:Heaven

Me too, it was a fun site.

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Japanese Learning スレ (614)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-10-07 18:25 ID:OeOc9C3x

Cornucopia of Resources / Guide
Read the guide before asking questions.

605 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-21 04:05 ID:okxXriqB

а потом, над страной будет потерян контроль и начнётся новый 1991 год =)

и всё это повторится

вот так-то.

всё-таки путин же - поварёнок

606 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 13:27 ID:okxXriqB

Россия, фу

607 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 13:45 ID:okxXriqB

Пока стягиваем кольцо вокруг украйны. Потом когда кольцо затем,туда поедут БТР Лукашенко =)

Вам пизда салоеды

608 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 17:22 ID:okxXriqB

"что хотели сделать с гитлером"

poishite eto v yandex. vi ne naydete nicego krome ... reabilitaciyi hitlera.

korotkiy otvet - posadit ego v kletku i uvezti v moskvu. eto znali vse stariki. gitler ubil bi vseh.

609 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 17:22 ID:okxXriqB

udalenie narodnoy pamyati - staraya rossiyskaay tradiciya...

610 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 17:25 ID:okxXriqB

po gitleru:
evreev unichtozhat, slavyane nedoceloveki. chto tut sporit.

pricina nenavisti k slavyanam izvestno lyubomu celoveku kotoriy nemnogo znaet istoriyu:

nemci (tevtonskie ricari) pitalis germanizirovat slavyan i dazhe obratili odin narod v katolicestvo, nicego ne poluchilos.

611 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 18:56 ID:okxXriqB

мудак, я тебе яйца оторву пидор вонючий

и проститутку свою забери. суку эту вонючую

612 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 21:56 ID:okxXriqB

ваши бабушки не виноваты. просто россия убивает.

613 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-22 21:56 ID:okxXriqB

азиатское магнитное поле

614 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-10-23 12:53 ID:okxXriqB

15:33 Медведев анонсировал введение запрета на вывод денег на Украину

15:33 Медведев анонсировал введение запрета на вывод денег на Украину

15:33 Медведев анонсировал введение запрета на вывод денег на Украину

15:33 Медведев анонсировал введение запрета на вывод денег на Украину

15:33 Медведев анонсировал введение запрета на вывод денег на Украину

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Learning japanese (sensai is a prick) (5)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2008-10-09 18:28 ID:6s/AOiBJ

Allright, im only taking half a year of japanese, which is extremly fun and rather easy (realitivly easy) but when im done with this year i wish to progress, so far we are at quarter, and we've learned the basics of Hiragana, weve brushed a bit on kanji charecters, and ive studied them a bit on my own time (i plan on taking japanese in college, so next fall =/ Anywhos, would the lessons on work well? they seem to follow the order of learning simple stuff then applying the simple stuff to harder sentances and such.

The thing that I find hard is translation part, I can remeber simple phrases and such, "Kon-nichiwa, hajime mashite?" But how do they translate over to english, like notebook = NOOTO, but how would you go around translating the japenese charecters to make sence in english...seems like a daunting task =/

also my teacher is a faggot and wont let me get an A in the class, its stayed at a B+ 89% for this entire year T___T

oh, almost forgot, my teacher just says, THATS HOW IT WORKS IN JAPANESE, without any explanation on why it works that way or how it got that way

2 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2008-10-09 19:22 ID:GBVYNRqr

I like to think of different languages, especially Japanese and English, in terms of races in Starcraft. The overall purpose is the same (in this case, communication), but the more you try to break it down into individual units, the less similar they are. There's really not a one-to-one conversion for every word, since some things cover more than one word (or fractions of one) when translated. You just sort of have to work with what's there. Expose yourself to the language as much as you can...that's how you learned your first language, with all its inconsistencies.

And get both hiragana and katakana deeply engraved into your brain as soon as you can. The more they're reflexes to you, the better off you'll be. Do not, under any circumstances, put it off. Trust me.

Also, see if you can find some good japanese learning books and other resources on the internets. is okay, but there's a lot of better stuff. In any case, having the same thing explained a few different ways will help you learn it from a more round perspective.

Find people to practice with. Preferably including at least one native speaker.

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2008-10-10 09:46 ID:iuu95lsW

allright, thanks for responding, ive got a few sources, and i figure i can just use skype or some shit to find a actual native speaker...i do know a girl who goes to japan every now and then (shes got grand-parents down that way) and she can speak it rather well....also that Starcraft simile works great, that cleared up some confusion, thanks!

4 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2008-10-11 17:36 ID:Heaven

Since you spell sensei "sensai" I wouldn't give you an A either. Also, sage for obvious troll thread.

5 Name: YuruyBuriy : 2018-09-13 22:31 ID:k6lMuDqn

I learn Japanese with a friend from Japan, he constantly corrected me that I even thought that I could not learn the language. Hiroghama is a easy in comparison with many spelling words. Once he was so indignant that he gave me a laser engraved with hirogam !!! It's in my head that he settles that he ordered the engraving of these guys just because he's sick of my disgusting reading and pronunciation.

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Imageboard en español (88)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2010-04-18 21:09 ID:cRWcFBHT

Hablamos español y no intentamos comportarnos como retrasados provenientes de 4****. Estamos en y disculpen el spam~

79 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-07-01 21:15 ID:kCs8KCR1

Vieron, "Argentina" tiene un IB. Pero ni en pedo entro, centristas del orto, como van a llamar a un board de facultad /uba/??? Se creen que Argentina es Capital Federal simplemente?
Ademas, sigue siendo la misma user base de /pol/tards.

80 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2017-02-12 17:45 ID:V9qc1f/G

81 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2017-07-21 04:26 ID:Heaven

Honestamente pienso que estas páginas necesitan ser algo más que "la misma basura pero ahora en español".

82 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-05-06 22:58 ID:SqjZnU7i

Eh.... esta bien. Tiene sus momentos. Se puede debatir en /all/ y /int/.

Lástima que tenga tan poca actividad. Excelente IB.

No fue una buena idea. Hay muchos taringueros, underages y normies. Lo que más me llamo la atención es el diseño del sitio y su actividad. El resto es cáncer.

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83 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-05-13 14:49 ID:hVF/BUex

If you sign up,
You can earn much money and travel for free.

84 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-06-22 23:49 ID:HnY4ZROP

¿Qué le paso a

85 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-07-22 02:29 ID:zHF/6bg6

cuanto creen que cueste un dominio .org, me gustaría ver un chan bien echo y regulado, ademas nunca es buena idea esperar a que alguien mas lo haga

86 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-07-31 02:26 ID:0eCh6JV6

Por dios, otro más que no encuentra lo que busca en los casi 10 chanes en español que ya existen y que cree que agregar otro chan genérico al montón va a cambiar algo.

87 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-09-03 14:58 ID:rFcUQpkm

88 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-09-12 05:56 ID:Heaven

La misma mierda que Chispa antes de morir pero con el 1% de sus usuarios.

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polski tred (1)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-08-04 18:51 ID:3AxZ1V9r

sa tu jeszcze jacys polacy?

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German reading recommendations (3)

1 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-10-08 16:13 ID:4nI37Gaj

I'm between B1 and B2 and am trying to maintain my German skills while I can't take classes. What would people recommend reading and watching? I've been sticking to newspapers, mainly, and that gets a bit dull.

2 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-02-17 18:25 ID:EC8OC9Aa

Mein Kampf

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-07-10 05:53 ID:V5woAE38

Sorrows of Young Werther

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Toki Pona! (9)

1 Name: Anonymous : 2014-09-27 19:47 ID:UbWTSbEn

sina o toki e tan pi ni tawa mi: toki pona li e jaki

2 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-02-07 00:41 ID:qMm4EW51

agreed, toki pona sina li lukin e ike e jaki

3 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2016-02-09 15:37 ID:sM4OC/li

fug you, you ruined the /lang/ threads on 4chan's /int/.

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5 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2017-05-15 06:54 ID:gTQ2unGX


I think you mean they improved that awful board.

6 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-14 12:45 ID:GgxTTBG0

>tan pi ni
>li e jaki


7 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-17 13:15 ID:ms5pZtEz

op kys pls

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9 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-05-30 02:43 ID:3b4eRX7B

moku pini pi nanpa lawa sama li ante kute la jaki tawa li anpa e soweli sinpin pi namako sin lupa sama selo pi nimi lawa linja kepeken pana. musi pi unpa jan anpa li la len suwi pi unpa sitelen wawa li lipu pi ona pini mani. tenpo lupa pi pipi sin ante li sama kulupu kute pi lupa jelo sin. tenpo kama la loje pi meli tu ali li kalama e moku mani lon tawa.
palisa selo pi ko nasa pan li len e pilin jaki e kalama sama suli mute pi nena ali mute la ale pi tomo kulupu len li pini kama e namako pi nasa lipu seme li unpa kepeken pilin wawa pi awen sitelen mute poka ante. ma li ken esun. tenpo pini la sijelo telo pi ilo insa kala li pini pilin poka kiwen la kili lili li ko e open waso pi awen anpa wawa e kili pi weka ala loje poka nasin pi walo supa pipi li pini meli kepeken kon ni pi moli alasa suno sama lili sewi pi ala mama waso. kute kipisi li kalama e len jan poka ilo ni pi toki poki taso li pini soweli e kiwen suno e pipi seli.
sama mu li ken mi e linja. lete li tomo jo pi mi kala monsi. kili mute pi kili kili ma li open walo e mun pi alasa poki sama e pimeja pi sitelen lete anpa poka mute ona pi ilo supa telo kepeken palisa sin. sitelen pi tomo sina mije li ike e namako linja sama insa luka tan palisa pi weka anu ala.
tenpo kama la len li toki mute. tenpo lili la sinpin li ken wan e suwi mi tan len li awen kili e ike pi soweli soweli weka e anpa pi toki mi sona poka sina kepeken pana telo. moli pi ni linja ona li palisa e anpa sitelen la mije nanpa pi len ale lawa li mun musi. lape mu li ken nasa e supa toki e nanpa laso kepeken ali pi ijo ale kulupu la lon li telo e lete e ala weka pi sama kama ona.
tenpo kama la kiwen wawa li wawa e wan. pini li awen ken e moku e moku la lipu ike li awen lete li awen supa e sinpin jelo pi palisa nanpa jelo sama kepeken insa pi pilin kasi pana. weka ante pi lukin musi kipisi li kili e ni utala pi poki sitelen nena sama mun pi poki palisa monsi li alasa. sina pi kala lete sina li ken insa e walo li lape e kon nena pi kipisi seme kiwen.

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Русские есть? (1000)

1 Name: Ваш дорогой товарищ : 2006-03-04 12:24 ID:YQquahxF

Советские граждане, соединяйтесь к тому красному знамени!

991 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 08:39 ID:xKX13LDP

rasologiya eto polnaya psevdonauchnaay huita, a vot to chto evrei rukovodyat hollywood - chistaay pravda

992 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 14:28 ID:xKX13LDP

hachik s rynka pobedil


993 Name: kolledzh MVD : 2018-04-19 14:32 ID:xKX13LDP

ya odenu formu i budu patrulirovat ulicy

994 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:00 ID:xKX13LDP

animu nravitsya tolko slaboumnim... vernee ono vedet k slaboumiyu, posle kotorogo chelovek uzhe stanivitsya polnim degenerato,

995 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:03 ID:xKX13LDP

slaboumnie yaponcy ploho citayut kanji :3 seycas pro nih peredaca po NHK

996 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:05 ID:xKX13LDP

russkim parnyam v yaponii osobenno delat nechego...

997 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:11 ID:xKX13LDP

vsio bespolezno... zhizn nam byla zrya dana

998 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:12 ID:xKX13LDP

vam ne prihodila v golovu mysl chto vse eti otaku an concertah AKB48 eto prosto invalidy po psihike?

999 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:13 ID:xKX13LDP


1000 Name: Anonymous Linguist : 2018-04-19 15:14 ID:xKX13LDP


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