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What did the Greeks and Romans believe about language relationships?

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Which languages conflate (imperfective) past and irrealis, and why?

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Has any language ever borrowed an interrogative or relative pronoun?

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What is known or believed about the origin of Semitic-type root-and-template morphology?

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Ontological status of syntactic transformations

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What non-Semitic languages have templatic non-concatenative morphology?

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1 answer
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Languages with subordinate imperatives?

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4 answers
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Origin of *-k- "extension" in (aorist of) some IE verbs?

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Did PIE *h3 cause voicing in any other words than the "drink" word?

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Did Uralic borrow basic vocabulary from PIE, and if so why?

9 votes
1 answer
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Quantitative metathesis in other languages than Ancient Greek?

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1 answer
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What types of evidentials tend to be used for statements about religion, mythology, etc.?

9 votes
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Discontinuous morphemes in Indo-European languages

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1 answer
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Diachronic sources of negators

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Why can't these English sentences passivize?

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Why are "first-person inclusive" forms called "first-person"?

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4 answers
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Place feature metathesis

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1 answer
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c- in Irish clann "offspring"

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1 answer
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Are PIE *suHnús "son" and *snusós "daughter-in-law" related?

6 votes
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Good recent historical grammar of Sanskrit, preferably in English?

6 votes
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Are there languages that disallow initial vowels and lack glottal stop?

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1 answer
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In Latin protases, what's the different between the future and future perfect tenses?

6 votes
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Sources for etymologies of Ancient Greek proper names and placenames?

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1 answer
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What are these NPs, syntactically and semantically?

5 votes
4 answers
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Adverbial free relative clauses, in early Indo-European languages and generally

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Possessive constructions signifying semantic equation: term? distribution? explanation?

5 votes
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Why the E- in Etruscan?

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Etymology of Greek Enualios

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Is "indirect object" syntactically definable or useful, in English or generally?

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Sound files for Lithuanian pitch accent distinctions?