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63 votes
11 answers
50k views

Is there an online tool to convert IPA symbols into audio sound?

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33 votes
4 answers
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Is it hard for software speech synthesisers to handle IPA? If so, why?

22 votes
7 answers
3k views

In languages with grammatical gender, how do they determine the gender when a new word has been created?

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18 votes
4 answers
4k views

Introducing 1 more language to a trilingual baby at home

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15 votes
2 answers
471 views

Why does Polish have male and female accents?

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13 votes
4 answers
13k views

Using the word "dream" as hope for the future across languages

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13 votes
4 answers
2k views

Do languages change at different rates?

12 votes
2 answers
1k views

Do atonal languages have a tonal ancestor?

11 votes
3 answers
3k views

Are there practical reasons why languages developed left to right or right to left writing sytems

10 votes
1 answer
820 views

Markdown for linguistics?

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10 votes
7 answers
3k views

Are there any languages with the equivalent of "both" for three items?

10 votes
2 answers
404 views

What is the hierarchy for studies inside linguistics, or: How many different kinds of error can one make in language?

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10 votes
2 answers
715 views

Proper terminology for the types of dual

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9 votes
1 answer
1k views

State-of-the-art spelling correction algorithms

8 votes
4 answers
2k views

Indo-European prepositions: why prepositions?

8 votes
1 answer
1k views

Lexical similarity among languages used in Southeast Asia

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7 votes
1 answer
128 views

Does paucal always represent the same number range per language?

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5 votes
0 answers
355 views

OCR program for IPA?

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5 votes
1 answer
266 views

Linguistic typography documented?

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5 votes
2 answers
202 views

Are there any languages in which grammatical number changes word order?

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4 votes
2 answers
458 views

Do the Thai and Lao negative particles, "ไม่" (mai) and "ບໍ່" (bo) have reflexes in the other language?

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4 votes
4 answers
2k views

Software request: Spectrograms that represent intensity with a colour gradient

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4 votes
2 answers
312 views

Did language originate and evolve just as organisms did? As in Evolution by Natural Selection?

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4 votes
1 answer
79 views

Database of synonym gradients

4 votes
4 answers
355 views

Is there a unicode for words?

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4 votes
4 answers
417 views

Influence of the climate and geography on the phonemes

4 votes
1 answer
282 views

How can the continuum s-sʲ-ç-ɕ-ʃ-ʂ be described in technical terms?

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3 votes
0 answers
188 views

Words per minute - language list?

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3 votes
6 answers
729 views

Could the English language be learned purely by observing written texts?

3 votes
3 answers
1k views

Does changing the writing system for a language change the language?

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