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Why is the spelling of an English word only a rough guide to its pronunciation?

4 votes

Is -ce in Latin a clitic or suffix?

5 votes

Is [ʍ] a fricative or approximant?

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Is etymology more flexible than some assert?

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Measure of difficulty in pronouncing sounds

3 votes
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Is vocabulary different from grammar in a language

3 votes

Latin cognate for Sanskrit "shoka" (sorrow)?

8 votes

Why is it to distinguish inflection in the two cases by conjugation and declension?

4 votes
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How has computational linguistics contributed to the preservation of endangered languages?

3 votes

Does the pre-Laryngeal Brugmannian synthesis of PIE fully explain attested non-Anatolian data?

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Does the pre-Laryngeal Brugmannian synthesis of PIE fully explain attested non-Anatolian data?

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Was the "a" glyph ever used for ajV in Hittite?

8 votes

What is the difference between [ɚ], [ɝ], [ɹ̩], and [ɻ̍]?

4 votes

Errors of inflection in languages other than English -- more common or less common in very inflected languages?

23 votes

Was cuneiform ever drawn on a surface, as opposed to carved?

1 vote

10 examples of complex infix / circumfix words which also contain prefixes and/or suffixes (cross language)?

25 votes

Do languages have any sort of upper limit for how long it takes to say things?

4 votes
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How did οι merge with υ and υι in Koine?

5 votes

Is it not true that large phoneme inventories allow more syllables?

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Which writing systems have the highest/lowest stroke-to-sound ratios?

3 votes

Can 𒂔 mean Garden?

3 votes

Why don’t consonants have a definite pitch?

6 votes

Is 'will' always volitional, and if not, how can we distinguish action verbs as volitional or non-volitional?

11 votes
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How would vowel-heavy names be written in a pure abjad?

2 votes

Linguistic name for the change of meaning: 'apocalypse'in Greek New Testament meaning 'revelation' and the present use meaning 'catastrophy, etc

3 votes

Languages with distinct pronouns for concrete and abstract things

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What effect does the wrong T-V pronoun have on truth-value?

2 votes

What ways can languages parse sub-clauses from the rest of a clause?

7 votes
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Did the Phoenician letter 𐤄 have any meaning on its own or in earlier writing systems?

6 votes

What's the difference between 'voiceless' and 'unaspirated'?

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