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Are most dialect in Flanders influenced by French?
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This is remarkable, a Germanic language influenced by a Romance language. English is a well-known example of such a language, so I don't understand the surprise. Now, my question is: Is Flemish ...

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Where does the Swedish word "bra" come from?
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According to Wiktionary, it originates from the Italian bravo: Swedish Etymology: Since at least 1621, from braf ‎(“good, brave”); from German brav; from French brave, borrowed from Italian ...

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Introducing oneself in past tense on the phone
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I don't speak a word of Swedish or Norwegian, but since there are no other answers, allow me to propose a hypothesis: This was Nisse Hult started out as an answer to what used to be an implied ...

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How did the Nenets people (who are Asian) end up speaking a Finno-Ugric langauge?
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There were definitely empires in the area where the ancestors of the speakers of the Uralic languages lived after the formation of the Uralic language family. Such empires most likely facilitated ...

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