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Are English 'gay' and Norwegian 'gøy' cognates?

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Why do so many core Romanian words with Latin roots come from different roots than in the other Romance languages?

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Is it not plausible that English "wraith" could be connected to Proto-Germanic "*wraith-" or its derivatives?

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What is the etymology of the Maghrebi interjection "شاه" (chah or cheh)?

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English toponymy of ‘Wardle’ in Lancashire (near Rochdale) and ‘Wardle’ in Cheshire (near Nantwich)

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Etymological relationship between picture/image and education/formation

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Origin of the family name affix "tom"

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Mechanism(s) as to how the pronunciations of「也」and its Old Chinese "homophones"/phonetically-derivative glyphs drifted to the modern range of sounds?

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Etymology of latin suffix -idus

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Why did the Rebracketing from "Napron" to "Apron" Figuratively Stick?

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Balto-Slavic or archaic IE loanwords in Ossetian?

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Derivation of the Indo-European lemma *bʰréh₂tēr ‘brother’

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Did the Greek adverb for "late" evolve into a preposition meaning "after"?

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Why are telling and counting related in many languages?

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