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Q&A How did “a pesar de” signify “in spite of”?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A Please expound and simplify the semantic progression behind "reduce"?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by PSTH‭

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

1 answer  ·  last activity about 1 month ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A How does "drive out" shift to signify "weigh out"?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A What's the Semantic Field of puto?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A How did 'folding back' semantically shift to mean 'reply'?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A What did the etymons of “on by + out, over, up” mean?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A Expound and simplify the "semantic progression" behind "must"?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How does the notion of “in defiance of” signify “notwithstanding”?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A How does "happening" appertain to "(be)falling"?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A How's “drag” related to “handle, deal with, discuss”?

0 answers  ·  last activity about 2 months ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A How did 'less than' semantically shift to mean 'if not'?

2 answers  ·  last activity 2 months ago by Jirka Hanika‭

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Q&A What explains Arabic "Greater Etymology"?

0 answers  ·  last activity 4 months ago by user53100‭

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Q&A Etymology of "ohyra"?

2 answers  ·  last activity 5 months ago by tommi‭

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Q&A How can a prepositional phrase shift to become a verb?

2 answers  ·  last activity 5 months ago by msh210‭

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Q&A Etymology of "son of a gun"

1 answer  ·  last activity 6 months ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A What does "unused root" mean?

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Q&A Whence אֶת between partners' names?

1 answer  ·  last activity 9 months ago by David‭

Question Hebrew etymology