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Do some languages have articles besides the definite and indefinite articles?

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Why do most words for "mother", across languages, start with an [m], and for "father" with [p]/[b], but not vice versa?

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Languages with a 12th Basic Color Term

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Is Nicaraguan Sign Language the only language born from nothing?

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Are there any Sino-Tibetan languages that don't have an isolating morphology?

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Are first words in signed languages composed of signs that babies frequently babble?

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Is there a general consensus on what modern language is the closest relative of Albanian?

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Is there a list of mutually intelligible languages?

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Why hasn't functional grammar been more popular?

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Examples of physical signs adding content to conversation?

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How to prepare for the International Linguistics Olympiad

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In what ways do the fields of linguistics and sociology overlap?

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Are there languages with a totally regular conjugation for "to be" outside Quechua?

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Are there countries in the world whose names differ in different languages, apart from Germany?

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What does a dictionary need so that a computer can use it to determine the grammaticality of a given string?

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Name of a Question Phenomenon

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What's the difference between phonetics and phonology?

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Vocabulary Comparisons Across Languages

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Are some languages known to have taken grammatical features etc rather than just lexicon from their substrate languages?

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Language acquisition without interactive contact with fluent speakers

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Do infants deliberately change the words when they omit the sounds and these words are minimal pairs?

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Is the seeming relation between the sound /n/ and negativity purely coincidental?

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Are there any languages that are more analytic than English other than Afrikaans in the Indo-European family?

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Is it okay that Ergative case be unmarked?

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How can mutual intelligibility be measured?

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How do linguists place the vowels of a language precisely on the vowel trapezoid?

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Where could I find a corpus that is purely descriptive in nature and limited in scope?

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What's the "state of the art" for methodology in syntactic/semantic experiments

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Distinguishing dialects objectively: lexical sets in non-English settings

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What are some recommended online dictionaries for linguistic terms?