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Abdul Al Hazred
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What is the idea behind calling the adverb the garbage can of words?

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Does each word category have a corresponding phrase category?

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Is the adverbial phrase and adverb phrase identical?

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What kind of phrase is "until recently"?

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Do all languages have the same set of grammatical relations?

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Is there a dominant sequence in which a language throughout its evolution changes its type?

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

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

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Could you point out some theories on how the names for numbers developed?

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

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By what can an anaphor be realized?

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How does the description of the grammar of a language differ between a traditional and scientific approach?

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Are there languages with discontinued subordinate clauses?

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

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Given all the languages that have ever existed, is there a limit for different parts of speech?

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Why do so many grammars divide a clause into Subject and Verb instead of Subject and Predicative?

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Is a gerund a part of speech?

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Which word is the head of the phrase "somewhere there"?

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How to diagram a sentence containing a sentence adverb? [closed]

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What is tenseness with respect to consonants?

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What parts of linguistics deal with the differences between text types?

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Have modern languages slowed down or even stopped from language change?

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Is "down at the bar" an adjective phrase or adverb phrase?

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Do other languages than English have verbals ,too?

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Is there a chart showing all assignments of phrases to functions within a sentence?