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  • Hahaha! I love it, although I'm noticing I can't realize the difference well each time a Finnish R ways of pronounce changes!

    It made me remember one day when a Chinese boy we know was having difficulties with Portuguese. I was assistant teacher of composition in preparation for college, and that guy was needing help. He came to Brazil too young and couldn't learn to write in Chinese, nor to express himself well in Portuguese. So I asked him if it was truth that "Portuguese is the most difficult language in the world", and for my surprise he said something like "No. Potoguese easier language ofthe word. C-a, CA; c-e, CE; c-i, CI; c-o, CO; c-u, CU and so on". Hahahahah!!!! (Ohohoh, how to help a guy like this?).

    I'm particularly fascinated about languages like Finnish, strange as it may seem. That's because I experiment colorful listening generally for vowels. For me, A is white, E is yellow, I is red, O is brown and U is black. H is blue (water), but in Portuguese we pronounce it only sometimes. And I feel cheated whe i listen to Y (if I know it's not the letter "i"), because it sounds to me like using colorant to be red. And what I think is beautiful in Finnish, as in Portuguese, is that what's written is what you pronounce, and it seems honest. Well, it happens less in Portuguese. I'm feeling pitty I don't know your language well - it seems pretty funny, a really colorful canvas to me. English looks "all almost the same color", and German looks like concrete on uninked brick.

    But I know it's not the only complexity for any language. I don't think I would get will how Finnish ellaborate their sentences, or even words. And in Portuguese, at least, there's "caminhão", "abelha", "hora"; "ora", "meu pai" e "minha mãe" e "minhas crianças", besides "to be" as SER (permanent condition, like "be tall"), "to be" as ESTAR - a temporary situation, like "I'm eating"), in a very basic example.

    At least we have good languages to make our world more colorful! These are the "seis/6" letters which brings happiness to my days!
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