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Giving a technical description of Greek Circumstantial / Adverbial Participles

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Is there a place which cross-references letters in European languages?

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Secondary and primary stress in English sentences

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German Noun Roots of Germanic Origin with Multiple Non-Schwa Syllables

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Is there really an important Finno-Ugric substratum in some Balto-Slavic language? [closed]

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In the IPA transcription do I need to show the global fall/rise before or after the stressed syllable?

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What word-classes do the first three words of "One of what is desired." comprise? [closed]

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Are Proto-Slavic -ędo and Gothic -undi cognate?

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A good example of a Finnic or Finno-Ugric language that can be confused with Finnish?

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Difference between 𒄣 and 𒄤 [closed]

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Number of vowel heights in European languages

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Computational models of language acquisition

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Good book to learn the empirical aspects of linguistics, and language families in particular

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What has happened to the World Phonotactics Database?

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VerbNet semantic roles and preposition groups - how to determine matches

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Formalizing Natural Languages

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Correlation between the English -wise and German -weise suffixes

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When do Hindi and Urdu follow free word order?

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How intelligible are German and Dutch to each other?

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Why misogynist is a monomorphemic word? [closed]

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How do you make a linguistic map like Ethnologue does [duplicate]

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When expressing speak/write certain language, what leads to the different choices of cases? [closed]

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Are Proto-Slavic present passive participle forms from first-person singular present forms?

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How is definiteness expressed in languages with no definite article, clitic or affix?

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Difference between voiced and lenis consonants in English

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What languages, if any, require spaces around punctuation marks?

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Any reasons for unexplained centumization in Balto-Slavic?

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What does "An. Ox." mean?

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Can someone share with me an article that studies the decline of by-phrases in the passive?

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Computer generated/aided glossing

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What does "torido chaumate" mean? [closed]

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Why does the Portuguese language sound similar to French language to me?

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When did the use of œ in French start?

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(German) Do the words "schwitzen" and "wichsen" rhyme? [migrated]

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Is this Irish pronunciation correct?

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Altenglisches etymologisches Wörterbuch

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How did the usage of the word "type" to refer to a person come about?

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Syntax X Bar Tree - Complements & Adjuncts

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When does language "evolve" and when is it just wrong grammar?

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Why do languages evolve to make a certain marker obligatory?

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List of Lexical and Auxiliary verbs [closed]

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Can dentals be palatalized?


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