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25 votes

Do unschooled people use cases correctly, e.g. in Germany and in Russia?

17 votes
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What language came before Proto-Indo-European?

13 votes
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What is the function of "-ter" in words "laughter" and "daughter"?

9 votes

What characteristics are unique to English (or at least rare among language as a whole)?

9 votes

Why don't minimal pairs like "быть" and "бить" prove that /ɨ/ and /i/ are separate phonemes in Russian?

8 votes

Does English "day" really come from PIE *dʰegʷʰ- (“to burn”)?

7 votes

How does PIE *kʷ in **wĺ̥kʷos change to PGmc. *f in *wulfaz?

7 votes
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Why might English be considered easy to learn and why might it be considered difficult?

7 votes
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Is the similarity between the Arabic word Gayyid and the English word Good due to a borrowing?

7 votes

Do multilinguals have one language they predominantly think in?

6 votes

Connection between right (opposite of left) and right (legal term)?

6 votes

Does "and" come from the PIE word for "and"?

6 votes

Did Georgian ever have a native word for "dolphin"?

5 votes
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What is the origin of 't-' and 's-' words for second and third person possesive adjectives?

5 votes

In which script(s) is the Kazakh language actually written in Kazakhstan?

5 votes

The reason for similarity of Turkic "min" and latin "mille", Turkic "dil" and dutch "taal"?

5 votes

Similarity between Salut in French and Salaam in Arabic

5 votes
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Would a Proto language be easy to learn?

5 votes
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Did Proto-Indo-European put the adjective before or behind the noun?

4 votes

Difference between "Leiden school" and "mainstream" Indo-Europeanists?

4 votes

Two and Three; Four and Five; Six and Seven are paired by their first letters T, F, S

4 votes

Can words be formed by deriving from just prefix(es) and suffix(es) with no actual root morpheme between?

4 votes

How many different distinctive sounds can an average human make?

4 votes

How similar are Ukrainian and Russian?

3 votes

etymology of "a" being used as a prefix to mean "not"

3 votes

Using the word "dream" as hope for the future across languages

3 votes

Which language has the biggest vocabulary?

3 votes

Does the Slavic word rā́dъ have cognates in Indo-iranian?

3 votes

Ei (egg in German) and eye; Auge (eye in German) and egg

3 votes

Has the Russian way of pronunciation been affected by frost?

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