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Who was the first to call noun classes "genders"?

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Is there a word/concept for a word that denotes a place but is not a proper name?

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Is there a word for a pair of verbs that mean the same thing but with subject and object swapped?

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Aren't all spoken languages tonal?

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Is there a name for

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Phase and aspect

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what's this linguistic phenomenon?

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Is there a term for a word taken from another language, but then completely changing the meaning (such as peperoni, latte, chai)

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What do you call the adjective phrase attached to some historical persons? E.g. Erik the Red

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Portuguese — Why use definite articles in front of possessive nouns? Why the extensive use of proposition contraction?

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Meaning of "Prejacent"?

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Term for a similar word that cannot stand for it in every context?

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What do "titles" and "Beijing" stand for?

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What is the linguistical terminology for (and if) letters of a given alphabet have(ing) their inherent meaning?

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