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Why is 't' sometimes pronounced like 'ch'?

7 votes
2 answers
547 views

Why is the Croatian word "vjetar" spelt with "je" rather than "e"?

6 votes
2 answers
532 views

If the Armenian word for "foot", "otn", really comes from PIE *podm, why did the 'p' disappear?

5 votes
1 answer
351 views

How did Proto-Indo-European *septm evolve into English "seven"?

4 votes
0 answers
206 views

Did Proto-Slavic allow four syllables with yers to be consecutive?

3 votes
2 answers
650 views

Why do Koreans have trouble telling apart /p/ and /f/, when their Discrete Fourier Transforms look nothing alike?

3 votes
2 answers
467 views

What causes relative frequency of consonants?

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1 answer
401 views

Is the Indo-Austronesian Hypothesis an example of a pseudoscientific language comparison?

2 votes
0 answers
198 views

Why did Proto-Slavic *dьnьsь (today) change to Serbo-Croatian "danas" instead of to *dnas?

2 votes
1 answer
246 views

What sound does the character 'u' in the Proto-Slavic word *bura (storm) represent?

2 votes
1 answer
165 views

What argument did Paul Kretschmer use for Illyrian being a satem language?

1 vote
1 answer
132 views

Why is the Croatian word "pjena" (foam) spelt with "je" as if it were from Slavic yat, rather than "i", as it is from Slavic "y"?

1 vote
1 answer
186 views

Why aren't English "flame" and Croatian "plam" considered related?

1 vote
1 answer
364 views

Why did 'r' disappear in English "speak" (compare German "sprechen") and in German "Welt" (compare English "world")?

1 vote
1 answer
77 views

How does the Hungarian accusative case suffix -t come from Proto-Uralic partitive case suffix?

0 votes
0 answers
104 views

How is collision entropy of German syntax higher than of English one?

0 votes
2 answers
460 views

In Croatia, the first two consonants in river names are often 'k' and 'r', respectively. How to estimate the probability of that happening by chance?

0 votes
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83 views

Is the Hungarian word "pirít" (to burn) a borrowing from Indo-European word for fire (*peh2wr)?

-1 votes
1 answer
86 views

Are the Croatian word "struna" (string of a musical instrument) and the English word "string" related? [closed]

-1 votes
1 answer
109 views

How it is that Proto-Finno-Ugric had the word meaning 100 (a borrowing from Indo-Iranian), but not the word for 10?

-1 votes
1 answer
299 views

Does deep orthography decrease the collision entropy of a written language?

-3 votes
1 answer
64 views

Are the Croatian word "radije" (rather) and English word "rather" related?