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Formalizing Natural Languages

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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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What has happened to the World Phonotactics Database?

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

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Number of vowel heights in European languages

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Difference between 𒄣 and 𒄤 [closed]

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

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Why misogynist is a monomorphemic word? [closed]

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Correlation between the English -wise and German -weise suffixes

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Giving a technical description of Greek Circumstantial / Adverbial Participles

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

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

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When expressing speak/write certain language, what leads to the different choices of cases? [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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Is there really an important Finno-Ugric substratum in some Balto-Slavic language? [closed]

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

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When do Hindi and Urdu follow free word order?

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Does a possessive nominalize an adjective in Indonesian?

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Request for Texts Giving an Overview of the Evolution of the Indo-Iranian Laguages

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How would the Ancient Greek noun λόρδων decline, and is the LSJ's definition of it correct? [migrated]

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Secondary and primary stress in English sentences


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