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Scott Deerwester
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  • Rossville, IN
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Is it a coincidence that words ending in -ooch in English tend to be colloquial? If not, why?

7 votes
3 answers
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What does linguistics call sets of words with the same spelling, different (but perhaps related) meaning, and different emphasized syllables?

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2 answers
842 views

Are there any Latin and (ancient) Hebrew words with common origins?

4 votes
1 answer
651 views

Are there any languages in which a simple puff of air (like blowing out a candle) is phonemic?

6 votes
2 answers
435 views

Are "haff to" and "have to" different words in spoken English?

3 votes
1 answer
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Is h↓ the correct IPA representation of the ingressive "fast gasp", meaning "uh-huh", in French?

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1 answer
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Could the latin word terrere be related to the Hebrew word תִּירָא (tira)?

-1 votes
1 answer
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Is the English word "for" etymologically related to the Greek word "γὰρ" (gar)?

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How did "murder of crows", "pride of lions" and similar collective classifiers in English come to be used?