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Artemij Keidan
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Which Indo European language best preserves the features of Proto Indo-European?

18 votes

Morphology vs Etymology

16 votes

What characteristics are unique to English (or at least rare among language as a whole)?

9 votes

What's up with the letter W?

7 votes

Did proto-indo-european possess sounds that are not any longer present or rare in modern IE languages?

7 votes

Greek words with initial "ia" instead of "a"

7 votes

How do linguists distinguish between case endings and postpositions, especially in languages which have both and/or have no traditional grammar?

6 votes
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Did Brahmī use consonant conjuncts?

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Is there evidence of a place name originating from an abbreviation or acronym?

6 votes

How is the the adjective in a definite noun phrase different from a nondefinite one in Germanic and Balto-Slavic languages?

6 votes

Did Latin "cum" get replaced in French by "avec" because "con" sounded obscene?

5 votes

To what extent can Japanese Kana be adapted to the Spanish language and be intelligible?

5 votes

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

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Why is there no Ancient Greek noun whose stem ends in an "i"-ending diphthong (like "-ai")?

4 votes

Do any spoken languages readily express boolean logic without ambiguity?

4 votes

How can two phrases refer to the same object, but have different meanings?

4 votes

When did the concept of constituent movement arise?

4 votes
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Could you provide examples of free word order languages that use word order to express grammatical categories?

4 votes

What does linguistic under-determinacy mean?

4 votes

How does PIE *d- in *dlegh- change to PGmc. p- in plegō (E pledge)?

3 votes

Constructions like the double accusative outside of the Ancient Greek word "διδασκειν"

3 votes

Zellig Harris and the alphabet

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Disambiguating place vs Manner of articulation

3 votes

Is Japanese "subaru" related to Russian "soberu" and Latin "conferre"?

3 votes

What is the x-bar tree of 'I am proud of my students'? (having trouble with proud)

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What are determinants of language specific city names

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Langue vs parole in Phonetics and Phonology

2 votes

Why is "then" deictic?

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What is the hypernym of names, unique titles, and definite descriptions?

2 votes

How did *h₁l̥h₁onbʰos shift from "deer" to "lamb"?