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

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How did "as" amass all its confusing "broad and vague meanings"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by PSTH‭

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How did 'forfeit' shift to signify ‘penalty imposed for committing such a misdeed'?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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The Thai words for "definition" and its derivates

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by deleted user  ·  edited over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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How did 'solicit' semantically shift to signify ‘manage affairs’?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Why “chose” in action? Why not “right/droit” in action?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by PSTH‭

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Why is the word here "HaNofelet" and not "HaNofalet" when there's a grammatical pause?

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

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Why do the most spoken human languages in 2021 greet with words related to health or peace?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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How did “negotiable” mean “a good or security whose ownership is easily transferable”?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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What is the most dominant Arabic dialect in Horn of Africa region?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by deleted user  ·  edited over 1 year ago by deleted user

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Are Sudanic Arabic and Yemeni Arabic similar?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by deleted user

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How did "put under" shift to signify "cause to take the place of", then "enough"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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How can "lemma" be translated as "rede-ship" with merely Germanic etymons?

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

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Vietnamese lệnh and Thai เลย

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by deleted user  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Expound and simplify the "semantic progression" behind "must"?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Moshi‭

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Why past tense in imaginative play in Finnish?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by tommi‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by viäränlaenen‭

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'Caution' and 'cautious' with ʃ or ʒ?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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How does backwardation semantically relate to "backward"?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by tommi‭

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"Us neither" - Is it valid?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Moshi‭

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What is a good translation for "waypoint" into Catalan?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by fedorqui‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Peter Taylor‭

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What explains Arabic "Greater Etymology"?

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by user53100‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by user53100‭

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Why does the dollar sign precede the number in English?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by tommi‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Order of pronouns

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Severus Snape‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Severus Snape‭

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Difference between Hindi verbs that ends with "a", "e" and "i"

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Severus Snape‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Severus Snape‭

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Etymology of "ohyra"?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by tommi‭

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How can a problem or puzzle be analogized as a knot?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jordan‭

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Why is my Danglish pronunciation much better than Danish?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by tommi‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jordan‭

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Why word future events in the present?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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What semantic notions underlie "gasket" with "little gird, maidservant"?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭

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What is the difference between 'u heeft' and 'u hebt'?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Peter‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by msh210‭

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What semantic notions underlie 'privity' with 'privity of contract'?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Moshi‭

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How did 'equity' semantically shift to mean 'Assets — Liabilities'?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Etymology of "son of a gun"

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by hkotsubo‭

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What does "se" mean in Micah 6:8, "Ya se te ha declarado..."?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Nathaniel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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