Posted on: 08 May 2013
I do not personally speak any of the Scandinavian languages, but I have always found it interesting how Norwegian, Danish and Swedish are meant to be mutually intelligible. They are listed as separate official languages, though – so surely there must be a fairly substantial difference between them, right? It’s sometimes claimed that Italians, Spanish and Portuguese can understand each other to some extent when they speak slowly, but not to the point of having a fluent conversation.
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