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Sapir-Whorf hypothesis and Gender Identity: Empirical Studies?

Ok. Let's go with what linguists think of the Sapir-Whorff hypothesis: that it is false or largely has a minor effect on people's cognitive habits. J. Lyons in his book Semantics gives some example of ...
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What are the benefits of learning Latin using Spanish?

Latin as a fairly complex nominal inflection (declension) absent in Spanish. Verbal inflection (conjugation) is also more complex in Latin, where you can find verbs in passive voice and deponent verbs,...
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Complete list of possible tone sequences across languages?

After you list "Mandarin Chinese", it's not clear to me what counts as a "more popular" tone language. Taking into account your interest in in creating a pronunciation guide for ...
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Complete list of possible tone sequences across languages?

For level tones, it's pretty easy to list them. Most languages with tones have only a simple high-vs-low distinction; a few more have a three-way high/mid/low system, and very few have more than five. ...
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Could Cimmerian be a transitional language between Iranian and Slavic?

With only three personal names surviving our knowledge of the Cimmerian language is extremely limited. And even for that three names it is unclear how to read them, different readings have been ...
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