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Posts by PSTH‭

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Q&A 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

Question etymology
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Q&A 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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Q&A 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

Question etymology Latin
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Q&A How did 'the better to —' semantically shift to mean 'So as to — better'?

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

Question etymology
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Q&A How did “-able” semantically shift to mean “requiring”?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 1y ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A 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

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

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 11mo ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A 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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Q&A How did 'style' signify names of court cases?

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 11mo ago by PSTH‭

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Q&A 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

Question semantics
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Q&A 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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Q&A How did 'equity' semantically broaden to mean 'common shares'?

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 11mo ago by PSTH‭

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