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What language did they use for Parseltongue?

What language did they use for Parseltongue?

Uralic/Bantu? Parseltongue is the magical language of snakes, snake-like creatures, and certain magical human beings. It has features of Bantu and Uralic languages.

Is the language Parseltongue a real?

If you mean in reality, then no, Parseltongue – the language of snakes – most definitely does not exist. Snakes are reptiles, and do not have the brain capacity to have a complex language. Their hisses probably mean something to other snakes, but those are very limited and disrete bits of infomation, such as ‘Danger!

How can Voldemort speak to snakes?

Tom Marvolo Riddle/Lord Voldemort – Descendant and Heir of Salazar Slytherin. Harry Potter – Was able to speak parseltongue because a part of Voldemort’s soul lived inside him, so he lost the ability after it was destroyed.

How does Tom Riddle speak snakes?

They called Slytherin himself Serpent-tongue. Aside from serpent-based creatures, Parselmouths can communicate with each other with the language, as Harry understood Tom Riddle’s commands to Salazar Slytherin’s basilisk, and the House of Gaunt communicate with each other almost exclusively in Parseltongue.

What kind of language does Harry Potter speak?

Harry speaking Parseltongue Snakes all over the world speak a language called Parseltongue (with apparent regional variations, as a Brazilian snake once used a term rendered in English as ” amigo “).

How did Harry Potter know how to speak to snakes?

*spoiler warning*. Harry could speak to snakes because he was a Horcrux, a carrier of a piece of Voldemort’s soul, a circumstance which embued him with the magical ability to speak Parseltongue, a rare skill allowing a witch or wizard to talk to snakes.

Who are the Parseltongue speakers in Harry Potter?

Parseltongue is the language of snakes; to a human who cannot speak it, it sounds like hissing without taking a breath ( GF1 ). A speaker of Parseltongue is referred to as a Parselmouth ( CS11 ). The ability to speak Parseltongue is extremely rare, and is something for which Salazar Slytherin was famous…

How did Voldemort get the ability to speak Parseltongue?

Voldemort has the ability to speak parseltongue because he is a direct descendent of Salazar Slytherin, one of the most famous parselmouths. The bit of Voldemort that was left in Harry included the bit that could speak to snakes, transferring the ability to Harry. He knows how to subconsciously, without being taught or learning how.