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Study of the origin and development of languages.
A phonetic sequence, consisting of two vowel targets, that is interpreted as a single vowel.
For questions asking for datasets for a specific linguistic purpose and for questions on details of public or frequently used linguistic datasets.
Questions about the grammar, syntax, intonation, etc of asking and requesting.
A language family spoken in an area from Southeastern Europe and the Mediterranean to Siberia and Western China.
Production of dictionaries and analysis of the relationships between the words of a language.
For questions about the passive, a grammatical voice.
Variation of pitch that is not used to distinguish words (see "tone"), but to indicate e.g. speaker's emotions, important information or different kinds of sentences (such as declarative sentences v…
Change in the form of a word depending on the grammatical features of another word.
The explanation or translation of one set of terms with another set of terms, where the second set is typically written between the lines of the text written with the first set.
Definite noun phrases refer to entities that are specific and identifiable in a given context.
A Romance language spoken in Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and other former Portuguese colonies. For non-linguistic questions about the Portuguese language, visit our sister site Portuguese Lan…
for questions about the process, techniques, and methodology of identification of unknown languages. Don't use this tag for questions asking to identify a language or a script based on sp…
A special verb form not inflected for person and number.
A word consisting of more than one root.
Linguistic model that explains language structures through the interaction between conflicting constraints.
National language of Georgia. Member of the Kartvelian language family.
A number category expressing a higher number than other categories existing in that language (such as singular, dual, paucal).
A Vietic language spoken in Vietnam.
A sense relation between words with the same or similar meaning.