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List Rules List of the hardest foreign languages to learn.

What is the hardest language to learn? It depends, but there are several foreign languages that can be extremely difficult to master. They include several of the Asian languages (particularly Mandarin), and some of the slavic languages as well. This list includes some of the most difficult foreign languages to learn, so be sure to vote for those that you think would be the most challenging -- and vote down the languages that you don't believe are truly that difficult to grasp. Also, if any foreign language that you think is particularly tough to master is missing, add it!

What makes learning a specific language difficult? Some of the factors that make a foreign language tough to learn include how hard it is to speak and pronounce (correctly) and how hard it is to write. Word cases are important, too: Some languages have dozens of different word cases, making it almost impossible to keep track. And keep in mind, what comes easy to some might be extremely tough for others. Learning English as a second language can be very, very hard, depending on your native tongue.

If you're thinking about learning your first foreign language, you might consider checking out this list of the easiest languages to learn. It includes some of the best languages to learn, including Spanish, Italian and French. Enjoy! Jouir! Godere! Élvez! (That last one is Hungarian, and it's really, really hard to learn).

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Chinese language is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Arabic Language is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Sanskrit Language is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Hungarian Language is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Hungarian Language

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Korean Language is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Korean Language

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Japanese Language is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Vietnamese Language is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Thai food is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Hindi Language is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Hindi Language

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Hebrew Language is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Hebrew Language

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Icelandic Language is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Icelandic Language

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Polish Language is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Polish Language

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Diné Bizaad (Navajo) is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Diné Bizaad (Navajo)

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Russian Language is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Urdu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Gaelic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Gaelic

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Ubykh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Ubykh

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Basque Language is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Basque Language

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Navajo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Navajo

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Georgian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Georgian

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Welsh Language is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Welsh Language

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Aramaic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Aramaic

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Albanian is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Albanian

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Slovenian Language is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
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Farsi (Persian) is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Farsi (Persian)

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Binary Code is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Binary Code

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Lithuanian is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Lithuanian

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Croation is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Slovak Language is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Slovak Language

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German Language is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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The Greek language is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Danish Language is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Danish Language

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English is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
English

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Ivrit is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Ivrit

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Serbian is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Tagalog is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Tagalog

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Indonesian Language is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Indonesian Language

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Klingon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Latvian is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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French Language is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Latin Language is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Dutch Language is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Dutch Language

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Croatian is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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The origin and development of ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Body Language is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn
Body Language

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Norwegian Language is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Somalia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn

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Telugu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Hardest Languages to Learn