Lưu Vĩnh Phúc
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When should one use slashes or square brackets when transcribing in IPA?
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Why do different languages have different amounts of unique words for numbers between 10 and 20?
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r in Romance names of London
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Are there languages in which "coffee" is not a cognate of a root containing k/q and f/h/w?
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Which modern, spoken languages do not use the decimal number system?
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Why Korean transcriptions of Japanese words uses the letters ㄱ,ㄷ,ㅈ for initial /k/, /t/, /tɕ/ while using ㅋ,ㅌ,ㅊ for other languages?
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Languages with the fewest phonemes
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Languages preserving loanword inflections
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Is there any language with number system that uses subtraction? (Other than Ainu)
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Why is [la] widely used as a substitution for singing? Is it a worldwide phenomenon?
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Are there any purely monosyllabic languages in use today?
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Are there tonal languages which use a rising intonation for questions?
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How was the /j/ initial in Middle Chinese borrowed into Vietnamese?
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Are there any tonal languages with syllable-final consonants that are not unreleased, or even aspirated?
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N vs L in South Asian Languages
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Why are the Turkeys name in reference to other cultures?
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Why do 'n' and 'm' look so similar?