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4 votes

Why is phonology part of a language, but writing isn't?

6 votes

Do modal auxiliaries in English never change their forms?

0 votes

What's the difference between nominative and absolutive case?

2 votes

What is the difference among root, stem and base in English word-formation? Possible answer provided to check

4 votes

Is the active vs passive voice distinction, a property of the verb or sentence itself?

3 votes

Why are telling and counting related in many languages?

0 votes

What's the term for changing a word's part of speech while maintaining the root?

1 vote

Semantic role of subjects of predicatives

3 votes

Is there a term for

5 votes

What is the proper definition of a verb?

2 votes

Why words in many romance languages don't have more than one part of speech, unlike words in English

1 vote
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Does "Inchoative Construction" mean constructions with intransitive inchoative verbs?

2 votes

a term for the type of ambi-transitive verb that can do away with an object

3 votes

What is a word?

1 vote

What is the difference between plurality and gender?

1 vote

Sanskrit vs. Modern Hindi

13 votes

I have my hair cut - "my hair" a Direct Object?

2 votes

An East Asian sprachbund?

8 votes

Are these two propositions semantically entailed?

5 votes
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Name of assertions in sentences where negation of the whole sentence doesn't negate the assertion

3 votes

Why is verb conjugation difficult in many languages?

12 votes
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Why can you say "I am not sure whether it's raining" but not "I am sure whether it's raining"?

2 votes

Raised object vs. Subordinate subject (I didn't want 'Kim' mistreating my cat)

3 votes

White - Whitening, Light -?

4 votes

Are language and thought the same?

18 votes
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Pronoun introduced before its antecedent

2 votes
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Can one avoid using the notion of meaning when defining syntax and pragmatics?

3 votes

Relations between 'knee' and 'generation'

25 votes

How did Ancient Greek 'πυρ' become English 'fire?'

1 vote

Is there a language which uses 'passive voice' more often than 'active' one?

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