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What is word order used for in "free word order" languages?

21 votes

Why do we have interest in (dying) language preservation?

7 votes

How does a linguist determine whether a pattern is grammatical in a language?

6 votes

"oeuvre": foreign phonemes in a loanword

6 votes

What are some examples of well-known agglutinatve languages moving toward inflecting morphology?

6 votes
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Is it possible to determine genetic relations without external historical data?

5 votes

How do languages that permit only CV and CCV syllables mark phonological word boundaries?

5 votes

What caused some IE languages to have consonant inventory sizes different from PIE?

5 votes

Is the very concept of the phoneme disputed?

5 votes

Alternatives to IPA?

5 votes

When should one use slashes or square brackets when transcribing in IPA?

4 votes

Velar vs labial coarticulation

4 votes

What meaningful distinction is there between morphology and syntax?

4 votes

How are proper nouns distinguished from other nouns in linguistics (not in orthography)?

3 votes

Is it possible to predict language changes?

3 votes

Languages with a 12th Basic Color Term

3 votes
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Uniformitarianism in diachronic typology

2 votes

Languages with stricter and less strict word order?

2 votes

In Polish, how do people say "Call <name>" when giving their phone a command?

2 votes

Which languages have three noun classes corresponding to men, women and a third gender?

1 vote

Are consonant mutations in Indo-European languages specific of the Celtic group?

1 vote

Movement and Speech