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Why are mixed languages so rare?

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1 answer
732 views

An East Asian sprachbund?

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2 answers
313 views

Is it pure coincidence that English makes plurals with -s, like in French and Spanish?

5 votes
3 answers
478 views

As a relatively proficient heritage speaker, should I consider myself a "native" speaker, or something else?

3 votes
1 answer
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Is most of the world's languages being in a small number of families a recent development? Or has there always been cycles of linguistic expansion?

3 votes
2 answers
699 views

Examples of languages that should be considered dialects, or dialects that should be considered languages

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Is there any linguistic or information-theory explanation for why typing in Chinese (using pinyin) is so efficient?

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Abstract objects: is this a linguistic term/concept?

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458 views

Why are the names of languages always adjectives? (e.g. "English", "French", "Spanish")