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28 votes

Why do some Indo-European languages have genders and some don't?

28 votes

Why is it called proto-Germanic?

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How did Latin "aqua" became Sardinian "abba" and Romanian "apă"?

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

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What make Latin and ancient Greek into different subgroups in the Indo-European family of languages?

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Is Medea not the root of media?

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What is the difference between /ʎ/ and /l̠ʲ/?

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

9 votes

How does lexical replacement occur?

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Why is six and seven so similar in many languages?

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proto-Indo-European root for the modern 'comma' and for 'hatchet'

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What makes "can't get any" a double-negative, according to Steven Pinker?

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pronunciation of word origins

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Are infinitives in descendant languages and 3rd-preson singular forms of verbs in PIE related?

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Why don't modern Romance languages have the verb "to stand"?

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Did h2 and h3 change the phonetic reality of an adjacent *e in PIE under any circumstances?

4 votes

The verb to have in relation to the past

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What is the relationship of Proto-Indo-European, Indo-European, Proto-Germanic and Germanic?

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Farsi: why letter Alef often sounds like long "o"?

3 votes

Is Proto-Balto-Slavic zero-grade from long zero-grade i?

3 votes

Is 'clothes' countable or uncountable?

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What is the reason of w dissimilation?

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What evidence supports labialized velars in PIE?

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What is the difference in usage of the word "root" in PIE and its daughter languages?

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Name for rhetorical device contrasting two clauses with the subject and object swapped

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Are there languages with a third term describing the relationship between opposites?

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What is the cuneiform glyph for peace?

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Is the Alveolar Tap the Same as a Very Brief Alveolar Plosive?

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Why Gothic fairweitjan doesn't have an ablaut?

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The Phoenician or Punic Term for Captain