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15 votes
11 answers
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Replacing Chinese characters with pinyin forever as Vietnamese did

15 votes
3 answers
3k views

Can loudness of speech sounds influence meaning?

14 votes
2 answers
524 views

Why are Chinese punctuation marks 。and 、so similar to its western style equivalents?

13 votes
5 answers
3k views

Massive Open Online Courses on linguistics

9 votes
4 answers
599 views

Borrowing words along with the articles or other grammatical parts (like Spanish from Arabic)

9 votes
5 answers
5k views

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

7 votes
3 answers
5k views

Are the longest German and Turkish words really single words?

5 votes
1 answer
478 views

Did the Portuguese influence how days of the week are named in Vietnamese and Chinese?

5 votes
2 answers
9k views

Why does Vietnamese language seem to be so similar to Mandarin Chinese

2 votes
1 answer
160 views

Definition of word in a broad sense, taking into account all (or at least as many as possible) languages [duplicate]

2 votes
2 answers
324 views

English "fruit" vs Italian "frutta" plural number

2 votes
1 answer
132 views

The easiest model for mapping Hindi oblique case onto Slavic languages' case systems

1 vote
2 answers
199 views

Subordination. Chinese vs English