South African accent voted second sexiest in the world

South African accent voted second sexiest in the world

South Africa has once again made the list for having one of the sexiest accents in the world.


Choosing the sexiest accent in the world seems like an impossible task, considering that there are over 7,000 languages in the world with even more variations of accents to accompany these languages.

In South Africa alone, we have 12 official languages, and let’s not even get started on the numerous accents.

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To most South Africans, these languages and accents are the norm, but we don’t always realise just how exotic and sometimes sexy some of our accents could be to foreigners.

When you think of sexy or romantic accents, French will most probably be one of the first languages to pop into your head, but that might not be the case.

Like external beauty, sexy accents are subjective; that’s why Big 7 Travel asked their audience which accents they find the sexiest to curate a top 50 list of the sexiest accents.

Their more than 1.5-million readers awarded the uniquely South African Afrikaans accent with the second spot on the list.

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New Zealand Kiwi accent manages to claim the top spot on the list.

In third place is the Irish accent, fourth is Italian, and fifth is the Australian accent.

Here is the full top 10 list:

10. Brazilian Portuguese

9. Southern USA – think Texas, South Carolina, and Louisiana. 

8. Spanish

7. French

6. Scottish

5. Australian

4. Italian

3. Irish

2. Afrikaans

1. New Zealand Kiwi

So, the next time you want to impress your date, try speaking in an Afrikaans accent.

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