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FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
08/09/15 4:08 am

I had an easier time with Arabic than German. And Writing right to left was strangely natural for me.

Chinese from what I hear is very difficult to learn fluently as a second language.

Pirate Uses the Tap
08/09/15 3:56 am

I can't imagine learning either of those. Seems it would be impossible.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
08/09/15 2:12 am

Actually, both Chinese and Arabic are what are called a Cat-5 or Category 5 languages on the 1 through 5 scale for native English speakers. Japanese and Korean are the other languages that carry the same designation. However, my personal opinion is

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
08/09/15 2:15 am

that though Korean is difficult due to the grammar & Arabic reading and writing is challenging for us, Chinese is the most difficult due to the tonal element. Learning the characters is no picnic either.

17millionTwats Leeds, UK
08/08/15 11:59 pm

Chinese is tonal, so much harder

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chinito Florida
08/08/15 10:54 pm

I speak Hebrew so I have to say Arabic would be easier. They have very similar words. I can actually understand some words just because of the similarities.

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MarketSocialist
08/08/15 10:44 pm

The reason that Chinese is harder is because Arabic uses the same concept of an alphabet - a certain number of certain sounds to form meanings. Chinese, when written, is essentially more elegant hieroglypics (apologize for butchered spelling).

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