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Why does linguistics focus on spoken languages rather than written ones?

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How did Esperanto find "early adopters" for the language?

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7 answers
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Alternatives to IPA?

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How could one generate gibberish that mimics a specific language?

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How are languages and dialects distinguished from one another?

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4 answers
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When and how do children learn to distinguish languages?

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1 answer
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What is a native speaker, and at what point does someone become a native speaker?

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4 answers
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Vocabulary Comparisons Across Languages

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Are variations normally less frequent within written forms of a language than spoken versions of the same language?

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1 answer
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Systematic means of transcribing words to vowel/consontant patterns

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How do I measure the efficiency of reading and writing in a written language?

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4 answers
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What is the term for how close a phonetic expression is to its meaning?

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1 answer
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Proving an existing, undocumented language is "new" [closed]

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Vocabulary Usage Patterns