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Is there a list of mutually intelligible languages?

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Is there a language where there are personal pronouns for the first or second person that have gender?

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Why did English lose declensions while German retained them?

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Is there a reason behind the phenomenon of English becoming more vulgar with time?

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How to identify a foreign language from handwriting?

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Writing systems that do not preserve spoken order

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How does ghetto talk work in tonal languages?

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What is the Mongolian vowel separator for?

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What is the reason for the double negation found in some languages?

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Are there languages in which "coffee" is not a cognate of a root containing k/q and f/h/w?

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Worldwide map or data for linguistic distance?

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Why does "brother" have the instrumental case in this Polish sentence?

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Wraparound writing system?

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Why do Polish and Belarusian have an atypical greeting if compared to other Slavic languages?

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Whispering in languages heavily dependent on pitch or phonation distinctions

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Why does there seem to be so much disagreement among linguists?

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Are tones "preserved" when borrowing between unrelated tonal languages?

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What range of strategies are common in natural languages for providing unambiguous answers to negative yes-no questions?

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Is there a language in which feminine is the unmarked gender?

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Do Russian-Ukrainian bilinguals or speakers immersed in both languages switch between the pair [ʂ ʐ] and [ʃ ʒ] when they switch between the languages?

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Is it possible that a language's number system is inherently wrong?

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Do native speakers of language with lexical tone have difficulty learning another language with more or different lexical tones?

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Do any languages form plural pronouns by adding a suffix to the singular form?

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Are "txt-speak" and "emoticons" examples of normal language evolution?

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Languages with multiple forms of the verb "to be"

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difference between Isolating (analytics) vs inflected (fusional) vs agglutinative languages

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Is it possible for a word-initial vowel to not have a glottal stop before it?

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Why are there many different ways to pronounce a phoneme?

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Sounds that are treated as phonetically equivalent

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Instrumental - nominative inversion in Polish

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