A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

The study of language learning, especially the processes by which first languages are learned by children.
133 questions
Branch of the Indo-European languages from Northern Europe, including English, German, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages
132 questions
Questions which apply solely or mostly to the written forms of languages as opposed to their spoken forms.
129 questions
Systematic changes in pronunciation associated with languages and dialects. Includes segmental and prosodic changes. Sound-change is usually used in a diachronic sense and does not refer to the transi…
125 questions
about the neurobiological and psychological factors that affect the acquisition, comprehension and utilisation of the language in human beings.
118 questions
a system to record spoken language visible on a permanent medium.
116 questions
Natural Language Processing: Computer programming techniques designed to aid in processing human language.
112 questions
A Germanic language spoken in, among others, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For non-linguistic questions about the German language, visit our sister site German Language Stack Exchange.
110 questions
varieties of a language that differ in systematic ways from each other but are mutually intelligible.
107 questions
if your linguistic question is also related to history.
106 questions
Branch of the Indo-European language family including all languages descended from Latin, such as French, Spanish and Italian.
105 questions
A branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family which is mostly spoken in China and consists of many spoken varieties, including the standard and most prominent variety, Mandarin.
105 questions
A word used in place of a noun or noun phrase. This includes personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, relative pronouns and others.
103 questions
A branch of semantics, the study of the meaning of words, affixes and compounds too.
103 questions
For linguistic questions about Spanish, one of the most widely spoken Romance languages, also known as Castilian. For non-linguistic questions about the Spanish language, visit our sister site Spanish…
99 questions
the ancient and modern language of the Jewish people.
96 questions
A theory usually associated with Noam Chomsky that accounts for a language's grammar by a system of rules that are able to generate all the possible grammatical expressions in that language. In its or…
96 questions
A category of word which typically denotes an entity of some kind.
93 questions
Praat (the Dutch word for "talk" or "speak") is a free scientific computer software package for the analysis of speech in phonetics
93 questions
articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.
92 questions
a subfield of linguistics which studies the ways in which context contributes to meaning.
90 questions
The patterns of changing endings in inflecting languages which cover multiple properties of a word such as tense, mood, person, number, case, etc. This general term covers conjugation of verbs and dec…
88 questions
for questions about the practice, techniques, and methodology of translation — communicating a source language A in a target language B. Don't use this tag for questions asking to transla…
88 questions
The process of syntactic analysis, usually used in the context of computational linguistics.
88 questions
Words that describe or modify a noun or noun phrase.
85 questions
are about the acquisition of one or more second languages. In other words any language other than the mother tongue or native language of a given speaker.
83 questions
Ways of systematically representing the sounds of speech in written form.
83 questions
When the relative position of words within a sentence may change the meaning or grammaticality, a language is said to be sensitive to word order.
80 questions
taken from one language and incorporated into another.
79 questions
A unit of organisation for a sequence of speech sounds. Consists of a nucleus with optional preceding onset and optional following coda.
79 questions
a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, location, or nation.
78 questions
The national language of Japan, member of the small Japonic language family, otherwise considered to be isolated.
78 questions
for philosophical questions concerning the nature, origins, and usage of natural language
77 questions
Development of languages, language families, etc, through time with influences by other languages or pre-existing ones.
75 questions
A collection of words in (a) specific language(s), often containing usage information.
73 questions
patterns that occur universally across natural languages, such as properties that all human languages share or implications about the relation between the occurrence of one feature and the other
72 questions
3 4 5