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Pablo
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29 votes
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Is there a technical name for when languages use masculine pronouns to refer to both men and women?

22 votes
4 answers
17k views

Worldwide map or data for linguistic distance?

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19 votes
6 answers
7k views

What's the global difference between nouns and verbs?

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18 votes
8 answers
3k views

Are there any languages in which verbs are a closed class?

15 votes
5 answers
2k views

What parts of speech / word classes do languages most frequently lack?

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12 votes
14 answers
4k views

Languages with multiple forms of the verb "to be"

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10 votes
1 answer
3k views

Is there a language with but one vowel sound?

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10 votes
2 answers
570 views

Is there a strong case for the existence of languages that lack a clear morpho-syntactic distinction between nouns and verbs?

8 votes
3 answers
337 views

Can two close languages be merged?

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7 votes
3 answers
774 views

Are there any languages with minimal distinctions between the noun and verb categories?

4 votes
1 answer
642 views

What are arguments for and against a common origin of Korean and Japanese?

4 votes
2 answers
724 views

What is the maximum number of forms a (modern) Japanese verb can take?

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2 votes
0 answers
126 views

What are some languages that have largest set of characters?

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1 vote
0 answers
52 views

Are there any statistic how similar are any two languages? [duplicate]

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