How does Turkish sound to non-Turkish speakers?

By: | Post date: 2016-04-18 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Linguistics, Other Languages

Originally Answered:

What does Turkish sound like to foreigners?

Like French with a /ɯ/ in it.

I was about to say “and without the annoying mumbling”; but, having been to Istanbul:

Like French with a /ɯ/ in it.

I do actually like the sound of it. (Although as a Greek I’m not allowed to say that.) And vowel harmony is cute.

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