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If we find homophones, how do we decide whether or not they are different words?

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Can it be that the etymology of the Balkan root for "tickle" stretches as far as Korean?

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Etymology of Persian زنبور (bee)

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Why were there two words for love in Proto-Indo-European?

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Nations' names for themselves with foreign etymologies

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Is “actual” both a false friend and a cognate?

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The etymological dictionary of Persian by Mohammad Hassandust

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Ncuti Gatwa is, according to Wikipedia, pronounced /ˈʃuːti ˈɡætwɑː/ - where is the NC orthography derived from?

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Hypothetical ancestry and evolution of PGmc *auziwandliaz

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Semantic loans; words borrowing a meaning already there?

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