What Language Am I Speaking? | Lineup | Cut

What Language Am I Speaking? | Lineup | Cut

(speaking in foreign language) – I asked him if he wanted to fuck me in the kitchen (laughs) (crew laughing) (“Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”) – I grew up in an environment in which there was Cantonese and Tagalog. And the first couple of years of grad school I taught
the introduction class to linguistic anthropology. – I speak Korean, Japanese, Portuguese. – I’m from Detroit, so like, Ebonics. – It’s a form of English. – Yes. – Yes, yes! – Oh, okay, that sounds cool. – (chuckles) Yeah, I’m nervous. – Am I blindfolded? (sighs) – That wasn’t part of signup ’cause I don’t like being blindfolded. I wore a hat today ’cause
I didn’t do my hair. (laughing) – I know what you’re speaking but I don’t know what you’re saying to me and it makes me feel scared. (laughing) – Could you ask me, hi, how are you doing? (laughs) – Can you insult me? Say, I hate you, black man. – Wait, what’d you call me? (laughing) (clapping knees) (speaking in foreign language) (crew chuckling) (laughing) – The language she is speaking
is derivative of Spanish. – It’s not? Okay say, say brother. – Nope, it’s not Spanish. (laughs) – [Crew Member] Wow. – Were you screaming at me in Portuguese? – Yeah.
– Okay good. – I was born in the city, in countryside of Sao Paulo state in Brazil.
– Okay. – Yeah yeah yeah.
– Yes. I speak Portuguese. – Portuguese, okay because–
– It is a Latin, yeah. – You were, I got the
Latin part at the beginning ’cause there were a lot of familiar words. And like, so it’s a little bit different, and I don’t know Portuguese.
– Yeah, it’s 100% the word that people think that I speak when I’m speaking Portuguese. People think I’m speaking Spanish. – Can you teach me
something in Portuguese? – Oi is hi.
– Oi. (speaking in foreign language) – And your name. – Yeah. (laughs) – Portuguese, I was close, I was close. – I don’t know if I’ve ever
heard this language, what. – Yell something like, like
angry, like fuck, you know? – Say the name Hitler. – She’s German, out, German. – I mean it sounds Germanic. – Okay, I’m asking if she
understands high German. – So knowledgeable.
(laughs) – That’s some type of Asian,
I’m not sure what Asian, but they speak real fast, and it’s like (imitates
speaking foreign language) – Oh, ah He kind of understands both my languages. I feel, defeated.
(both laughing) – Can I look? (giggles) – Okay, oh, hello.
– Hello. – Oh, you’re very pretty.
– Oh, thank you. – She’s Russian. – Russian’s have to be pretty. – Usually, usually. – Dutch, no, no. – Russian?
– Think, ooh! – German, Taiwanese? – (imitating buzzer) Should I tell him? – Are you uh?
– I was speaking Flemish. – Oh, Flemish, oh.
– And Belgian. Very very similar to
Dutch, it’s just kind of like a dialect honestly. It’s what’s spoken in Belgium.
– Okay. – Which is where my dad is from. And the second one I
was speaking is Chinese ’cause my mom is Chinese and so I learned those two
languages from my parents and a little bit in school as well. – Very cool, yeah.
– Yeah. – Ooh. – Ooh, say my name again? – Carlos.
– Oh, see you said it first, say it with something else. – It’s definitely from a
Middle Eastern countries or speaking it, a language from
a Middle Eastern country, like maybe, or maybe a
North African country? – Can you count to 10 for me?
– Yeah. – Hmm, ha. – How do you say thank you? (speaking in foreign language) – Fuck, I have no idea.
– Yeah? – I mean I think this might actually be somewhere in the Middle East, uh, maybe? – I’m going with Egyptian. Oh, hi.
– How are you doing? – Okay, okay. – Did you think I would look like this? – No, I didn’t, I didn’t.
– OK. – He’s speaking Egyptian. If that isn’t even a fucking language. – Was it?
– No, no, no. (chuckling) – Oh, wait.
– No, so it’s not Egyptian. Nah, (laughs) I told you
I’m not speaking Egyptian, I’m speaking Amharic.
– What is that? – Amaringa is Amharic.
– What’s that? – My parents are from Ethiopia. – Oh, okay.
– Yeah. – Is there any like, influence from the Arabic language into Amharic? – Kinda, so Arabic,
Amaringa, and Amharic and Hebrew, they’re all like Semitic languages.
– Okay. – So it comes from like that base. In the country of
Ethiopia there’s over like 80 dialects and Amaringa,
so Amharic, what I’m speaking is considered like, one of the most like beautiful dialects. – I don’t think it’s very beautiful. (crowd chuckles) (imitating foreign language) But it’s not a romantic
language the way it sounds. – Could you share some sentences
in your language please? – What about, like, counting one to 10. – Yeah, I could do that.
– Okay. – Oh. – Say mom. – Say dad. – Say hello. – Oh, I’ve never heard any of these. – Can you say um, thank you? – Oh fuck, I have no idea. – I’ve never heard any
of these words before. I’m gonna go with Indian. You kinda look Indian. (both laughing) – Pretty close. Kurdish.
– Oh. – Do you know what it is?
– I knew. Oh, I do know what Kurdish is.
– Have you heard of it? You do? Oh.
– Yeah I know. – Oh that’s surprising.
– I’m all free Kurdistan, for sure.
– Oh wow, a lot of people don’t know. – Well I’m from Northern Iraq, but you can be like
Armenian, Sierran, Turkish. There’s even like, Russians. The Kurdish people, yeah.
– Oh, really, wow. – Yeah, so ’cause we don’t
have our own countries it’s kinda all over the place. – Oh, okay.
– Yeah. – Oh my god. (crowd laughing) – Oh my gosh, you’re
speaking a Slavic language. – Okay, how do you say I’m a dirty girl? (laughing) – Romanian? Or like, Ukrainian?
– Polish? – You speak something from
that Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia area?
– Mhm. – Yeah, can you just tell me?
– It’s Ukrainian. – Ah, hmm
– So you guessed it. – Yeah, kinda yeah.
– Kinda, yeah. – Did I get any?
– You did guess it right. – Really, was it Romanian?
– It was Ukrainian. – Can you teach me something
giggles in Ukrainian? – (speaks in foreign
language) is fuck your mother. – Yes, is that, I don’t
know if that’s funny, that’s kinda sad, but. – Ciao. – Hey, how are you? – I’m good.
– Good. – Go ahead. – I have no idea. – Clearly speaking some
kinda African language the second time.
– Why? – ‘Cause he said hakuna
matata, what’s next. – He’s French. (speaking
in foreign language) (laughing) I just slaughtered that. – There’s three languages you just spoke? – Yeah.
– Okay. Hmm, hi, hmm.
– Hey. – At first I was gonna lean more towards maybe like, a French-ish language. – Okay. – But then seeing you I’m
like, okay you’re brown. – First one was Kinyarwanda. – Kinyarwanda? – Yeah, it’s called Kinyarwanda. – Oh, where’s it from? – Rwanda. (laughing) – Oh Rwanda, okay, okay, okay. – Then, the second one was uh, Swahili, which is kind
of used in East Africa. – And the third one was French. – The third one was French, yeah. – Oh, shit, that’s crazy. Nice, man. (laughing) – So in Rwanda we speak like, four national languages. So there is French, English, Kinyarwanda, and Swahili, like, we’re
in the East African blocks so we speak Swahili. – Speak your language, girl. – Asian, go ahead. Definitely Asian. – Oh. – She sounds like my nail tech, so I’m gonna go with Korean. Not to be racist. – Are you Korean? Shit.
– That’s not Mandarin. That’s not?
– I can speak Mandarin, but that’s not Mandarin. – Yeah, and that’s not Cantonese. Like I didn’t recognize that. – It’s Shanghainese. – Okay, yeah, yeah, yeah. – A lot of people don’t
know that it’s even like, a dialect but it’s spoken in Shanghai. – Oh, okay, that’s crazy. – The language is kind of like, fading because a lot of the younger people aren’t speaking it anymore. Like, for a while you
couldn’t speak it in school, like, it wasn’t allowed
for you to speak it with your friends at school, because they wanted you to speak Mandarin ’cause that’s what like,
the global language all over China is. Like, my grandparents, my
parents, they all speak it, but then whenever they
address the younger kids like, they just switch to Mandarin. And like, they’re usually
always really surprised that I can understand
and speak Shanghainese. Now I kinda, I wanna like, teach my kids Shanghainese too, just to keep it alive. – Keep it going, yeah, okay. I’m learning all of these new languages I didn’t even know, so this is dope. Thank you so much for
sharing that with me. I appreciate it. – Yeah. (laughing) – Hey. (laughing) – Did you do your homework? (both laughing) – Hello? – (speaking in foreign language) – Oh no, that’s not. (crowd laughs) – She came out with (speaks
in foreign language), but I don’t know that second line. What was, would you say that second line? Not familiar. – Ah, this is too easy. – She just said hi to me, like hi how are you? – She’s some type of, like, Asian mix with like, an island, ’cause
she has like a lot of Latino, like in Spanish
derivatives but like, she’s definitely Asian. – Getting warm, getting warm.
– Guam? What is it?
– Tagalog. – What is that?
– Philippines. From the Philippines, yeah.
– Philippines, which is literally,
like they shouldn’t put it in a Latino place. (laughing) – Hello.
– How did you learn? – Well, well no, I am Filipino. People don’t think that though. – Oh, okay. – I learned English
more than I did Tagalog. – Can I ask you like, why
you think your parents didn’t like, teach you it? Or you weren’t taught it? – ‘Cause. (crowd laughing) They’re shameful. Just kidding, hopefully they
don’t get offended by that. – I think it’s a very real thing, yeah. – Mhm, yeah. ‘Cause I think the thought process is that in order to succeed you’re gonna have to speak the language of the majority. – Yeah, and it’s like,
a lot of our parents come here and they’re like, you know, they’ve worked
so hard to get here and they’ve sacrificed so much and they just want the best
for their children and you know it’s coming
from that kind of love. But it doesn’t always like, you know, pan out for like, the best for the child, as far as like, their
identity, cultural identity. (drum roll) Thank you.
– Thanks. – It was fun, it was really
fun ’cause now I have all these other languages
that I wanna learn. – Yeah, I definitely would
wanna get some lessons from sunshine, who speaks Tagalog. – Hey hey.
– Yeah, what’s up, yeah. – I think it was really cool to learn how, I think interconnected languages are. There’s a lot of
similarities between a lot of different languages and
once you look at the history in it, it makes sense. So I think this is pretty dope. – No, I felt really guilty about like, trying to guess where
people’s languages come from. Doing the linguistic profiling thing. – Well I know like everyone
here volunteered for it and it’s all fun and games but uh, like, I don’t know, there are real consequences out in the world when people try to profile using language. Like, kinds of assumptions people make. – Go learn a language, bitch. (crowd applauding)

Comments (100)

  1. Karlos singing Lady Marmelade im crying

  2. Yeah idc fuck carlos, hes just being disrespectful and annoying. His skin color and sexuality doesn't excuse shit.


  3. More like Brazilian portuguese but ok

  4. The Flemish and Chinese women is so pretty !

  5. Who’s gonna tell Carlos being rude and gay is not a personality.

  6. I speak Bengali and English and I'm from the UK. oh and I'm proud to be WELSH as I'm born in Wales. my parents taught me Bengali coz they was born there and came to the UK at a young age. but I can't speak perfectly. so I speak English mostly but I do know Bengali and know how to speak it. but we made this word up called benenglish which is half English and half Bengali which is what I speak to my mum if I don't know certain words. but to my siblings and friends its English always. I went to Bangladesh and I lowkey struggled to communicate coz I just know basic words to speak to my mum. once in uni I was with few of my white friends and one Bengali friend and I switched from speaking English to Bengali like 2/3 words like benenglish and they were like wait did you just switch up languages. I'm like yeh they like I thought you was speaking English until I fully paid attention.

  7. That girl in the leather jacket is super bad 😫

  8. i wish they showed the girl who also speaks portuguese guessing it, i wonder if she got it

  9. The black dude is so fucking stupid and ignorant

  10. the girl who spoke kurdish is stunning


  12. Add a Tibetan speaker!!!!

  13. Y’all should find a a Hmong person! Hmong represent!

  14. I love how yana was in their situation and is now the speaker so she gets how hard it is

  15. If I were in the show, I would start with কিও বাতিজা, কি অবস্থা, ভালা আছ নি

  16. Walang hiya (no shame)
    Tagalog language,as a filipino im so proud.

  17. The way she says 6 in kurdish means pee in persian.

  18. Why didnt they show the black girl when the brazilian girl spoke portuguese… the black girl knows portuguese, i want to see that interaction.

  19. by listening to alll theses videos i got to know that scottish,italian,kurdish,portuguese are similiar to my languagge that we call it hindi mean i can really understand what they are saying

  20. The guy speaking kinyarwanda French and Swahili didn’t speak kinyarwanda well.

  21. I got the first one easy with when she said shitty

  22. The woman from 6:15 looks like Mia Khalifa….

  23. You seriously didn't do Arabic on three of the videos

  24. Why does the majority of these people look queer?

  25. Where are the Nordic languages????

  26. Kurdish sounds like Persian/Farsi omg

  27. that black guy is so funny

  28. I was laughing my ass off when I heard her speak tagalog💀💀💀💀💀

  29. mali yung sub sa tagalog hshshs

  30. I have the same shirt as the chick speaking Shanghainese

  31. I got so excited when that first guy said he grew up with Cantonese and Tagalog because my family speaks both of those!!

  32. Yana is so beautiful

  33. Am I the only one who always guesses the languages too and I mean I’m really good at it like I guessed I think 5 or 6 correct but ya know I’m not living in the us so I will never be part of this game

  34. remove karlos, please. rude, uncouth, ill-mannered, he's too toxic for a fun network like cut

  35. Karlos is an asshole, omg 😂 I mean, he's honest, but man, do not travel abroad.

  36. the filipinos girl accent was very american washed

  37. I speak Swahili and I had to rewind to figure out what he said cause he spoke like sort of Kenyan Swahili if ya know what I'm saying

  38. 10:38 🇵🇭 PH represent! 🙌🏼 This woman is so conyo haha but I love it. Tagalog-based Filipino is obvi the more popular language, but I’d be stoked if a Bisaya was invited. We have more words in the Visayan language that sounds similar to Spanish.

  39. amo que já começa com um "PUTA QUE PARIU"

  40. This gay guy is just tragic.

  41. The tagalog girls accent is bad

  42. And another video where Carlos is being his offensive self, good on you girl stay ignorant.

  43. If they ever did Norwegian I swear I would cry

  44. Karlos is so insulting

  45. BOI IMA SLAP YO AS$! I DONT THINK ANYBODY HERE SPEAKS INDIAN! THANKS ! Like dude cmon! you can do better!

  46. the filipina's accent is a bit confusing,she's a bit slang kaya medj hirap intindihin yung sinabi nya

  47. that nigga lowkey racist af


  49. I have to agree with everyone. That guy Carlos was being rude as fuck.

  50. who’s gonna tell carlos being rude and disrespectful isn’t cute

  51. Carlos is weird and I love him😂

  52. 10:40 WHERE MY PINOYS @

  53. I’ve had enough of carlos

  54. Karlos is just rude all the time don’t bring him back😴😴😴

  55. 10:45 Sino nanaman kasama mo!
    Translation: Dis you do your homework?
    Its actually Who were you with! Im Filipino too btw

  56. Why do they guess “Egyptian” as a language? “Egyptian” is arabic with a different accent, just like most of the Middle East

  57. Jup tvaju mač😅😅

  58. I heard Tagalog and my pinoy heart went 💓💓

  59. She saying she is half Chinese but does not look asian

  60. Bring someone who talks mezight from morocco from places like el houceima imzouren
    They will never guess it 😃

  61. “Say the name, Hitler”
    “She’s German!!!”

  62. your language is not beautiful either, Carlos.

  63. Oooo I got that she was speaking Portuguese

  64. I was really shocked that Carlos didn't guess the Philippines. He was really close on a couple languages.

  65. "Te odeio, negão" hahahaha

  66. Hallå! Hur mår du idag? Jag mår bra idag tack för att du frågade!

    Do you know this language

  67. I'm so glad i got shown a video on shanghainese in one of my chinese classes recently, because i totally knew what she was speaking when she said "侬" (you, which is "你")

  68. I usually like Carlos, but not in this video. He was very ignorant. Saying certain languages arnt beautiful, making that lady say hitler and automatically thinking she’s German. Speaking “Indian”? Etc…

  69. Have u guys done swedish?

  70. That black dude dosen't seem to be well educated like typical black people…not to be racist

  71. ingles ingles ingles ingles…

  72. I really thought that one girl was Armenian then Kurdish.

  73. I am Latvian, and no one ever knows what Latvia is so I was VERY surprised to hear him mention Latvia

  74. I want to be in one of these so badly. I know enough Latvian to do one of these

  75. Maaaaaaaaan he said Egyptian as if it was a language 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  76. Not Portuguese, is Brazilian Portuguese

  77. You’re not a beautiful person, Carlos.

  78. I like seeing Carlos in these videos he is funny and brings fun to these videos.

  79. Their native language isnt even English and they know more complex English words then me

    mais algum brasileiro por aqui???

  81. Amharic gang where y’all at ‼️‼️🇪🇹🇪🇹

  82. Please y'all pls don't say Indian is a is not…we have 22 official languages and many more languages with different dialects

  83. I'm a very liberal person, but I sigh at how terrified young adults are of offending people these days. "I don't mean to be racist" "I felt guilty profiling them." They are all here to participate in this exercise and I would guess most of them feel special having the chance to share their language and probably embrace the fact that their physical appearance may not always fit the average profile of the language they're speaking.

  84. 10:41 I swear I heard my mom right there—

  85. okay I’m Chinese but I can’t understand Shanghainese at all

  86. "Te odeio negão"


  87. 10:30 with his chris tucker vibes I was like "wow is there a new rush hour". I am actually not sure if this is considered offensive so in that case I am sorry

  88. finally when I watch this video I know the language. Ukrainian.

  89. The girl from Belgium 😍😍 oof

  90. The filipino girl sounded like she just learned the language

  91. Finalmente uma brasileira porra! Representou nois com o primeiro

  92. Fuck. I want to participate in one of these! This looks so fucking fun

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