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Poll: Which language is the most expressive?

Which language is the strongest in terms of accentuation and distinctiveness of words, broad vocabulary, idioms and grammatical complexity?

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    Al Makida (2014)

    Arabic
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    Donnie Yen in Yip Man (2008)

    Chinese (Cantonese)
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    The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)

    Croatian
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    Josef Sebánek in The Firemen's Ball (1967)

    Czech
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    Danny Kaye and Noreen Corcoran in Hans Christian Andersen (1952)

    Danish
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    Turkish Delight (1973)

    Dutch
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    Laurence Olivier and Eileen Herlie in Hamlet (1948)

    English
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    Kati Outinen and Markku Peltola in The Man Without a Past (2002)

    Finnish
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    Les misérables (2000)

    French
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    Faust (1960)

    German
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    Brad Pitt in Troy (2004)

    (Modern) Greek
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    (l to r) Yehuda Levi, Eytan Fox, and Ohad Knoller

    Hebrew
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    Pather Panchali (1955)

    Bengali
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    Satantango (1994)

    Hungarian
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    Joe Taslim and Yayan Ruhian in The Raid: Redemption (2011)

    Indonesian, Malay
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    #16

    Italian
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    Setsuko Hara and Chishû Ryû in Tokyo Story (1953)

    Japanese
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    Woo Seo and Ji-Young Park in Hanyo (2010)

    Korean
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    Zhang Wen in Journey to the West (2013)

    Chinese (Mandarin)
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    Peer Gynt (2009)

    Norwegian
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    Leila Hatami and Payman Maadi in A Separation (2011)

    Persian
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    Man of Iron (1981)

    Polish
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    Leandro Firmino in City of God (2002)

    Portuguese
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    The epic animated film Chaar Sahibzade depicts Sikh history at the time of Guru Gobind Singh during the 18th Century.

    Punjabi
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    Anamaria Marinca and Laura Vasiliu in 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

    Romanian
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    Christopher Plummer in The Last Station (2009)

    Russian
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    Underground (1995)

    Serbian
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    El caballero Don Quijote (2002)

    Spanish
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    Nairobi Half Life (2012)

    Swahili
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    Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

    Swedish
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    Metro Manila (2013)

    Tagalog
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    Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)

    Thai
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    Veda (2010)

    Turkish
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    L to R: Jimi Mistry, Emil Marwa (front), Raji James, and Chris Bisson star in "East is East"

    Urdu
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    The Beautiful Country (2004)

    Vietnamese