Regional Linguistic Differences

Differences between Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian languages

I’ve been learning Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian over the last year and boy has it been interesting to see and hear the differences between these 3 East Slavic languages.   Interested in learning Russian? Read our honest RussianPod101 review. As you should have noticed from the video, Ukrainian and Belarusian are a lot more similar …

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What is the difference between the Romanian language in Moldova and Romania?

Romanians and Moldovans share a lot of customs and traditions. Many historical events have both united and separated Romania and Moldova. Both countries were founded by the Greco-Dacian people. The question in this article is: do Romanians and Moldovans speak the same language?   Until 2013, the official language of the Republic of Moldova was …

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В чем разница между румынским языком в Республике Молдова и Румынии

Главный вопрос – история двух языков. До 2013 году, официальным языком Республики Молдова был молдавский – прямое следствие русской аннексии. огда пытались придумать «молдавский» язык, переводя русские слова на румынский, например самолет- singurzburator (singur-сам, zbor- полет). Из-за этой попытки изменить этнолингвистическое сознание молдаван многие из них стали жертвой лжи, будучи убежденными в том, что они говорят …

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How similar are Romanian and Spanish

How similar are Romanian and Spanish?

You may have noticed, especially if you are a student of either language, that there are many similarities between the Romanian and Spanish languages. But just how similar are they? Can a native Spanish speaker easily understand a native Romanian speaker or vice versa? In this article, we will cover both the similarities, differences and …

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English vs. German Similarities and Differences

How similar or different are English and German?

The relationship between English and German is an ancient one and both languages are closely related linguistic siblings. As a native English speaker who has learnt German, I am always surprised that other native speakers consider German ‘difficult’ to learn. While I found German relatively easy to learn in the beginning (due to the similarity …

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Care e diferența între limba română în Republica Moldova și România?

Românii și moldovenii împart o mulțime de obiceiuri și tradiții, cu toate acestea numeroase evenimente istorice au unit și despărțit țările-surori ce provin de la același părinte: poporul geto-dacic. Acum apare întrebarea-cheie: care a fost soarta limbii vorbite în aceste două țări? Până în 2013 limba oficială în Republica Moldova a fost limba moldovenească, consecință …

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French Vs. Italian Similarities & Differences

How different or similar are French and Italian?

I have had the pleasure of studying at university in both France and Italy so can really appreciate both countries’ cultures and languages. I learnt French on my Erasmus exchange year and it was my first foreign language to learn. My next language after French was Italian as I had fallen in love with the …

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Polish vs. Russian Similarities and Differences

How different or similar are Polish and Russian?

Both Polish and Russian are Slavic languages from the Indo-European family. I’ve learnt Russian over a long number of years and have in the past dabbled with Polish. In 2016, I started learning Ukrainian which is closer to Polish than Russian. As a result, Polish has become more understandable on my trips to Poland. The …

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