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What are the reasons to count Armenian as an Indo-European language?

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Why IPA does not indicate "soft" consonants in English?

10 votes
1 answer
850 views

Etymology of the word "sport"

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Did the PIE word for "copper" mean "imitation"?

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1k views

Do the Belarusians understand the Ukrainian language better than Russians do?

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Does English language stand special in terms of phonology?

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856 views

What evidence supports labialized velars in PIE?

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484 views

Is feminine ending in -a a native feature of Semitic languages?

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3 answers
808 views

Is there a known rule of correspondence between Latin and Greek *p and *kʷ - in other languages?

6 votes
1 answer
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What is the origin of feminine ending *-ia in PIE?

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1 answer
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Are "arithmetic" and "rhythm" related?

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831 views

Was there a Greek or Latin name spelled "Jesus" or similarly before the advent of Christianity?

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Is there a prohibition on stems starting with /g/ in PIE?

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599 views

Are the Russian "фрязин" and Thai "ฝรั่ง" (farang) related?

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How is the word for "son" reconstructed in PIE?

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1 answer
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What is the origin of the Latin suffix -alis/-alia?

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1 answer
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Could the *-trom ending in PIE be a zero-grade from agent suffix *-ter-/-tor-?

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1 answer
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What laryngeal should be reconstructed in PIE word for wasp?

4 votes
1 answer
546 views

How future tense was expressed in PIE?

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871 views

What is the substrate of Romanian language?

4 votes
1 answer
217 views

How strong was the r/l distinction in Proto-Afro-Asiatic?

3 votes
2 answers
553 views

Are there languages with simple morphology and free word order?

3 votes
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152 views

Are Russian words пять (five), пясть (fist), пятка (heel) related? What about English "fist"?

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337 views

In PIE are words for two and for hate connected?

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537 views

Etymology of Agamemnon and Priam

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603 views

Is there any language where there exist words for smells not connected with smelling objects?

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461 views

Solution to a typological problem about PIE phonology: are there any facts that contradict this view?

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1 answer
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Are the words for one and for going cognates in PIE?

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702 views

How it happened that evolution of "mater" and "pater" is different despite their similar origin?

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327 views

What is the evidence for laryngeal in *méh₂tēr?