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Phonemic similarities between "mother" and "father" in different language families

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Do we know anything more about the semantic shift of "with" in Middle English?

5 votes
2 answers
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How do we get from Greek τρόπος to French trouver?

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422 views

Do "wise" and "wissen" share the same root?

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Does "a little" (en) correspond to the same grammatical class as "ein wenig" (de)?

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2 answers
388 views

Does a subordinating conjunction necessarily introduce a subordinate clause?

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Why did English evolve to have so little inflection? [duplicate]

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1 answer
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What part of speech is the word "that" in "That you be happy!"

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How would you describe X of Y phrases where X and Y are nouns?

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1 answer
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Do letters of the alphabet count as glyphs? [closed]

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In spoken English, is there a clear preference for using contractions?