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18 votes

Language that uses [t] (or [k]?) in formal settings and [k] (or [t]?) in in informal

14 votes

What is the longest word without a vowel in any language?

13 votes
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Are zzz's associated with sleeping outside of english-speaking cultures?

9 votes

Words in English which elided medial 'g' or 'v' (or initial 'h' before 'l', 'n', or 'r')

7 votes

Do any languages contrast [r] and [r:]?

6 votes

Are there traces of lost PIE laryngeals in Sanskrit?

5 votes

Are there languages with consonant clusters that include consonants that never occur alone?

5 votes

Is there any word in other languages that begins with the urdu alphabet ṛē (ڑ‎)?

5 votes

Which languages have different words for "maternal uncle" and "paternal uncle"?

4 votes

ʃɔː can you pls help me what word is this po?

4 votes

Does any living language contrast /kʷ/ and /kw/?

3 votes

Is there a British English language minimal pair for the schwa and the 'long schwa?'

2 votes

Is there a term for a sequence of letters which can be divided into words in multiple ways?

2 votes

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

2 votes

Do any languages contrast [r] and [r:]?

1 vote

Are there any languages with the equivalent of "both" for three items?

-1 votes
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What causes a glottal stop after some silence before a vowel?