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Forum: Linguistics

The study of languages.

  1. Poll Sticky Thread Important! Poll! How Many Languages Do You Speak?

    Started by Lissu, Tuesday, May 10th, 2005
    35 Pages
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    • Replies: 340
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  2. Poll Sticky Thread Important! Poll! What Is Your Mother Tongue?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Thursday, June 30th, 2005
    26 Pages
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    • Replies: 252
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  3. Sticky Thread Important!  Constructing a New Germanic Language

    Started by rainman, Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Important!  Introduction to Indo-European Linguistics

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Saturday, June 14th, 2008
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,644
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  5. Sticky Thread Important!  The Development of the Indo-European Language Family Tree

    Started by Johannes de León, Wednesday, April 28th, 2004
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
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  6. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Important!  Nostratics: The Proto-World Language Hypothesis

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, September 7th, 2007
    • Replies: 0
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  7. Sticky Thread Important!  The Proto-Germanic Language Project: şeuğiskôn

    Started by Frans_Jozef, Saturday, May 14th, 2005
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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  1. English-Speakers: Do/Did They Teach German At Your School?

    Started by Fredericus Rex, Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 6,957
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  2. Poll Poll! For English Speakers, Which Accent Do You Prefer?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 10,641
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  3. Arrow The Most Beautiful German Words

    Started by Siegmund, Saturday, September 17th, 2005
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
    • Views: 28,276
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  4. Is English Really a Germanic Language?

    Started by Theudiskaz, Friday, July 14th, 2006
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 52
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    • Views: 102
    Sunday, June 7th, 2020 Go to last post
  5. Why Adults Struggle to Pick up New Languages

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, April 26th, 2020
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 335
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,399
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  6. Can You Ever Lose Your Accent?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, April 4th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 207
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    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 73
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  7. How South African English Grew Its Wings

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, April 4th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 78
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  8. What Are The Most Unusual Sounds In The World?

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, April 3rd, 2020
    • Replies: 0
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    • Views: 71
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  9. How Geography Affects Language

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, April 3rd, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 81
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    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 406
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  10. Why Are The Swiss Getting Worse At Speaking English?

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, March 15th, 2020
    • Replies: 1
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    • Views: 136
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    • Views: 73
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  11. Bad English Speakers / Is English an Illogical and Inconsistent Language?

    Started by rainman, Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 7,046
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  12. Most Useful Germanic Language?

    Started by Selene, Saturday, March 14th, 2020
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 806
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  13. Poll Poll! Which Germanic Group Speaks the Best English?

    Started by Wyrd, Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    2 Pages
    1 2
    speaking eangish, speaking poll
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 676
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  14. Poll Poll! Is Speaking a Germanic Language Necessary to Be Considered Germanic?

    Started by mischak, Monday, September 24th, 2007
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 165
    • Views: 21,271
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  15. What Did the Original Colonists Sound Like?

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, March 13th, 2020
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 184
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  16. The Gothic Language

    Started by Conquistador, Monday, June 16th, 2003
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,066
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 259
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  17. Are Americans Losing Their Accents?

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, March 13th, 2020
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 453
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 162
    Friday, March 13th, 2020 Go to last post
  18. Dutch vs. Afrikaans

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, March 13th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 134
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  19. Post Origin of Weekday Names

    Started by Stahl-Wulf, Thursday, March 5th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,627
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  20. Common Mistakes Native Germanic Language Speakers Make

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, February 21st, 2020
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,053
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Go to last post
  21. Poll Poll! Should The English Language Return To Its Anglo-Saxon Roots?

    Started by Theudiskaz, Sunday, April 16th, 2006
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 133
    • Views: 25,070
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  22. To What Extent Can One Forget One's Native Language?

    Started by Spjabork, Sunday, August 27th, 2017
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,374
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 408
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  23. Language Is In Our Biology

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, February 9th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 176
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  24. English Is A Scandinavian Language

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Sunday, November 19th, 2017
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 190
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  25. Euroversals - Are All European Languages Alike?

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, February 9th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 109
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  26. The Other Z - Why You Mispronounce This Scottish Letter

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, February 9th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
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  27. What Will Future English Be Like?

    Started by Nachtengel, Sunday, February 9th, 2020
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 99
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  28. Centum-Satem_isogloss

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Tuesday, January 24th, 2006
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,099
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 568
    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 Go to last post
  29. Why Is Icelandic Such A Difficult Language To Learn?

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, October 7th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 236
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  30. Story of "Us" in the Germanic Languages

    Started by Şoreiğar, Thursday, September 26th, 2019
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 493
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 Go to last post
  31. The Most Attractive Accent

    Started by nordicdusk, Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 3,357
    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 Go to last post
  32. How To Speak Like A Kiwi: The Sexiest Accent In The World

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 115
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 Go to last post
  33. The Truth About Where Our Aussie Accent Descends From

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 117
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  34. Help Me Learn German Better! (Trying to Woo a Lady)

    Started by Ediruc, Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 563
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    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 279
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 139
    Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 457
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    • Views: 129
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  35. Are You A Polyglot, Or A Hyperpolyglot?

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
    • Replies: 0
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  36. The Term "Going Dutch"

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 138
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  37. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 6,381
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 725
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  38. ITS v. IT'S

    Started by SaxonPagan, Saturday, April 6th, 2019
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 724
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 Go to last post
  39. What did ancient languages, Old Norse, sound like

    Started by Der Kolonist, Sunday, March 31st, 2019
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 297
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  40. Proto-Indo-European Linguistics

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, December 20th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 181
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    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 161
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  41. Foreign Accent Syndrome

    Started by theiamania, Saturday, April 30th, 2011
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,126
    Saturday, November 10th, 2018 Go to last post
  42. Germanic words for 'he or she' & 'his or her' ?

    Started by Aelfgar, Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 532
    Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 Go to last post
  43. Thumbs Up Rudolf Steiner on the French Language

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 15th, 2016
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
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    Monday, September 24th, 2018 Go to last post
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  44. Lightbulb The Indo-European Languages and the Relevance of Sanskrit

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, September 24th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 202
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  45. How Luther Gave Germans A Language Everyone Could Use

    Started by Dagna, Monday, September 17th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 177
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  46. Is Icelandic The Oldest Language In Europe? How Old Is It?

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 282
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    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,120
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    • Views: 218
    Sunday, September 9th, 2018 Go to last post
  47. Chinese Overtakes German In UK Schools

    Started by SaxonPagan, Thursday, August 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 426
    Friday, August 17th, 2018 Go to last post
  48. Difference Between Proto-Norse and Proto-Germanic?

    Started by Eberhardt, Monday, July 24th, 2006
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,943
    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 Go to last post
  49. Pre-Proto-Germanic Substratum in Proto-Slavic

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,274
    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 Go to last post
  50. Which Germanic Language is the Purest?

    Started by Æthelthryth, Monday, December 26th, 2011
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 9,317
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  51. How Germans Feel About German Umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,615
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  52. Revival of Anglo-Saxon Language

    Started by Richard, Saturday, September 29th, 2007
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,187
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,033
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  53. Old English Language (Anglo-Saxon)

    Started by Johannes de León, Friday, June 4th, 2004
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,346
    Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Go to last post
  54. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,256
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  55. Runic As Official Script

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Saturday, April 21st, 2018
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 307
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  56. The Fraktur Script

    Started by Bärin, Thursday, January 18th, 2007
    • Replies: 9
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    • Views: 441
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  57. Poll Poll! Anglicization/Influence on English on Your National Language?

    Started by Fafner, Monday, December 10th, 2007
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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  58. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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  59. "Anglish - What if English Were 100% Germanic?"

    Started by Ælfhere, Monday, August 28th, 2006
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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  60. Folk, A Much-Used Word

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 66
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  61. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,294
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  62. Is English A Celtic Language?

    Started by Dohtig, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,616
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  63. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

    Started by SuuT, Friday, May 23rd, 2008
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,063
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  64. Poll Poll! Your Favourite Germanic Language

    Started by Nordgau, Monday, April 18th, 2005
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
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  65. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, February 9th, 2017
    • Replies: 1
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  66. Arrow Indo-European Languages and their Attestation

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
    • Replies: 0
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  67. How Do You Pronounce the German R Sound?

    Started by Wulfaz, Friday, December 9th, 2016
    • Replies: 1
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  68. Lightbulb A Grammar of Proto-Germanic (by Winfried P. Lehmann)

    Started by Theudanaz, Thursday, November 8th, 2007
    • Replies: 7
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  69. The Voynich Manuscript

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, December 16th, 2005
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,634
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    • Views: 1,083
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  70. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
    • Replies: 0
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