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Pronunciation of Fermat in Gascon/Occitan

Fermat was fluent in multiple languages, including French and Occitan. Though he was born and raised in Beaumont-de-Lomagne (Occitania), his paternal family was originally from Catalonia: In the ...
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How did these first person plural pronouns come to be in Catalan?

The following isogloss map from L’Atles Lingüístic del Domini Català details the different pronunciations by region: ALDC phonetic symbol guide
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On the etymology of Balearic Catalan personal articles "en/na"

The 1999 Routledge grammar Catalan: A Comprehensive Grammar describes four variations in in Catalan with respect to the personal article: i) En, Na, N' ii) en, na, n' iii) en, la, l' ...
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Catalan assimilation of 's' /s/ → [ʃ] after palatal consonants 'ny' /ɲ/ and 'll' /ʎ/

I think palatalization of final s in such environments is the most common outcome, and I wouldn't trust native speakers not versed on linguistics since the difference is not phonemic, let alone ...
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Are there any corpora of informal and unstructured text labelled for Named Entity Recognition?

For German language, there is the corpus NoSta-D containing non standard varieties of German including a chat corpus. It is hosted by the CLARIN-D centre at Tübingen.
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Catalan assimilation of 's' /s/ → [ʃ] after palatal consonants 'ny' /ɲ/ and 'll' /ʎ/

L’Atles Lingüístic del Domini Català Native speakers Here are some self-aware discussions by native speakers noting the phenomenon: https://www.racocatala.cat/forums/fil/176056/grups-lls-i-nys ...
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