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2/12/10

Aloha Friday: Are you bilingual?


My Question:

What other languages do you speak?
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I speak Patois (Jamaican - Caribbean island) and English and a little Spanish.

These awards I received from Alicia from Just One Chic Mommy and also from Christine at Live Laugh Love and Bloggings. Please go visit and you might just make another friend. Thank you ladies. I do appreciate you.
I miss Christine. *HUGS* I hope you are well darling.
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Kailani says "In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So I thought that on Fridays I would take it easy on posting, too. Therefore, I’ll ask a simple question for you to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response."
If you’d like to participate, just post your own question on your blog and leave your link on Kailani's blog. Don’t forget to visit the other participants! It’s a great way to make new bloggy friends!me










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Owner of JamericanSpice. Sharing my journey in the present, from the past or thoughts for my future. Mom of two who loves to travel and read and decipher people.

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30 comments :

  1. German, Russian, Norwegian, Danish, passable Swedish and some Spanish.

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  2. I speak a little bit on Cantonese, but not much, and I pronounce things wrong all the time!

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  3. Spanish, Russian and a little Ukrainian

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  4. French, conversational Spanish, some Mandarin, a sprinkle of Tahitian and a dash of Korean.

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  5. Estonian, English, Spanish, Russian a little bit of German and Finnish.

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  6. Besides English, I can speak very little Spanish.

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  7. Siiigh not anymore. I used to be almost fluent in Spanish.

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  8. Besides English, I speak Arabic (my father was in the military so we lived in Saudia Arabia for 3 years). I don't know if it counts but I know bits and pieces of Spanish thanks to Dora the Explorer. Oh and I can also sign (because I took a class in sign language with a friend whose daughter was hearing impaired).

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  9. I speak a little bit of Spanish and of course Fluent in English

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  10. I can speak a little Spanish and Polish-I really hope I will be able to learn more languages when I go back to school!

    Happy Friday :D

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  11. Found you through Friday Follow! Great blog, I'm now a Google Friend Connect Follower! :)

    Visiting from My Kids Are Fun!

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  12. Wow! The other commentors are really on top of the other languages.

    I took French classes for probably 8 yrs in school, and can't speak barely a word of it!

    Aloha!

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  13. Passing through from Friday Follow hope you are doing well.

    Have a great weekend

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  14. I speak a some German and a tiny bit of Spanish.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog! ALOHA!

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  15. Now there's something I wish I had done - stuck with a foreign language. I can understand a bit of Spanish and Italian.

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  16. Happy Aloha Friday to you and thanks for stopping over for Friday Follow. That's cool that you have another language. Congrats also on your award!

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  17. Congrats on your awards! Thanks for stopping by my blog today and leaving good advice! I'm really not bilingual at all! I know some Spanish, and Tongan words! I think it's great you know so many languages! Have a great weekend!

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  18. Thank you for stopping by, and congrats on your awards. So you got your Valentines present already? That's wonderful. Isn't he sweet. I hope you CD of Sade comes on time too. I heard one tonite by her I never heard, I think it was By your side? Well, it was pretty. Hubby is taking me for Mexican food tomorrow, and out to brunch on Sunday. So, that's cool. Happy Valentines Day, girl. Oh, and I only speak English (and not all that well - LOL)!

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  19. I know an ity bity but of Spanish but I do not speak anything other than English.

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  20. Stopping by to say hello with Friday Follow. Hope you have an amazing weekend with your family and friends.

    Felissa
    Please stop by my new blog:
    www.twolittlecavaliers.blogspot.com
    and my business blog:
    www.felissahadas.blogspot.com

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  21. Oku ou lea he fakatonga!

    Yup bout the only white chick who does.. special.. lol

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  22. I have so much to say about your blog! First, I am not really bilingual, but I do have about 7 years of German classes behind me... Ich spreche ein bisschen Deutsch.

    Second, congrats on the awards!

    Third, love your Maya Angelou quote-- she was the answer to a Jeopardy question this week!

    Fourth, I love your answer over on my blog-- I love to dance, too!

    ~Elizabeth
    Confessions From A Working Mom

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  23. I sound like an idiot if I speak Patois, even though I spoke it the first 9 years of my life.

    I often ask my kids to translate (even though they were born in Canada and do not speak Patois they understand) because I have forgotten some words and when my aunts speak...way over my head, don't really get it.

    I don't consider myself bilingual but I speak french and some Arabic. I don't know...maybe.

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  24. No other languages here. I've never heard of Patois. Very interesting!

    Congrats on your awards, you have a great blog.

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  25. None...I'm lucky enough to know English LOL :)

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  26. Since we lived in Switzerland for 4 years in a small farming village - I speak German. The Swiss speak a dialect, Swiss German (it is not a written language for the most part), but we learned hoch Deutsch or high German.

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  27. English and Spanish, plus bits of many other languages. I love listening to Patois!

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  28. finally...
    :)
    All I speak is southern...
    LOL, just english... that is all for me... took spanish in high school, but do not remember it

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  29. Patois is so hard to learn if you are new to it...it is constantly changing as well

    Spanish, French, english, patois

    congrats on your awards

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