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Nordic Languages…Similarities

The languages that are commonly known as Nordic have Germanic roots and are spoken throughout the countries of Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Although they are also called Scandinavian languages, due to geographic and linguistic distances between these islands and the Scandinavian region itself, one could say that it is more sensible to reserve […]

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Understanding Each Other in Different Languages

Mutually intelligible languages are those which allow speakers to understand each other in both written and oral contexts, without the necessity of studying or having much knowledge of the other language.  This is what happens between native speakers of Danish, Swedish and Norwegian; it also is the case for speakers of Afrikaans and Dutch. The […]

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