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General Q&A about specific languages, language in general, and linguistics.

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What should I use instead of `have` in present perfect tense?

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 8mo ago by Cereal Nommer‭

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Does using plural form for singular object make sense?

2 answers  ·  posted 8mo ago by deleted user  ·  edited 8mo ago by Moshi‭

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What is the difference between a guild and a lodge?

1 answer  ·  posted 9mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 9mo ago by gmcgath‭

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How did "re" + "join" semantically compound to mean "riposte"?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by PSTH‭

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How did “-able” semantically shift to mean “requiring”?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by PSTH‭

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How does "drive out" shift to signify "weigh out"?

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by PSTH‭

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Linguistics of categorization

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by deleted user  ·  edited 9mo ago by deleted user

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What's the semantic field of "putare"?

0 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by PSTH‭

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How did 'folding back' semantically shift to mean 'reply'?

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by PSTH‭

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How did 'in-' + 'putare' compound to mean 'to attribute, credit to'?

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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How tan pronounced?

2 answers  ·  posted 10mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Is it correct to use `Had I had it?`

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What is "phoolon" in Hindi?

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 10mo ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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What does "po" mean in Filipino?

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by IDoYTSoSubHaha‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by IDoYTSoSubHaha‭

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The Thai words for "definition" and its derivates

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Why do only certain letters have an ending form in Hebrew? [duplicate]

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Mithical‭  ·  edited 1y ago by msh210‭

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How did 'quibus?' shift to mean 'evasion of a point at issue'?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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How did kúklos ("circular") shift to signify "general"?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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