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What does Eastern Aramaic have to say about "(definite) articles are acquired, not lost"?

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Are consonants more stable than vowels?

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What to reference for grammatical features being more reliable than lexical features for diachronic research?

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Is Russian "там [холодно]" a case of degrammaticalization?

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(How) did Hittite borrow words from Sumerian?

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Is "of the kitten" in "the paw of the kitten" a complement to the NP or an adjunct to the DP?

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Are there written languages that commonly start direct speech without marking?

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Is there such a thing as a "floating preposition"?

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Floating quantifiers in X-bar theory: "the men all have gone"

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How do movement-based theories account for extraposition?

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According to the Elsewhere Principle, can a syntactic rule block a morphological one, or a morphological rule a phonological one?

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What is a study trying to synthesise different meanings of a root (synchronically) called?

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How to gloss a possessive suffix?