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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
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  2. Sticky Thread Important!  Constructing a New Germanic Language

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

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

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

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

    Started by Frans_Jozef, Saturday, May 14th, 2005
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  1. Bad English Speakers / Is English an Illogical and Inconsistent Language?

    Started by rainman, Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
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    • Replies: 45
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  2. The Most Attractive Accent

    Started by nordicdusk, Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
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  3. How To Speak Like A Kiwi: The Sexiest Accent In The World

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 21
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  4. The Truth About Where Our Aussie Accent Descends From

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 25
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  5. 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: 58
    • Views: 8,867
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  6. Help Me Learn German Better! (Trying to Woo a Lady)

    Started by Ediruc, Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 264
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  7. 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: 132
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  8. Are You A Polyglot, Or A Hyperpolyglot?

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

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
    • Replies: 0
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  10. Poll Poll! Which Germanic Group Speaks the Best English?

    Started by Wyrd, Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    speaking eangish, speaking poll
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 246
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  11. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 34
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 412
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  12. ITS v. IT'S

    Started by SaxonPagan, Saturday, April 6th, 2019
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 402
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  13. What did ancient languages, Old Norse, sound like

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

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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  15. Foreign Accent Syndrome

    Started by theiamania, Saturday, April 30th, 2011
    • Replies: 7
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  16. Germanic words for 'he or she' & 'his or her' ?

    Started by Aelfgar, Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 368
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  17. Poll Poll! Is Speaking a Germanic Language Necessary to Be Considered Germanic?

    Started by mischak, Monday, September 24th, 2007
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 137
    • Views: 16,363
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  18. 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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  19. To What Extent Can One Forget One's Native Language?

    Started by Spjabork, Sunday, August 27th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
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  20. Lightbulb The Indo-European Languages and the Relevance of Sanskrit

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

    Started by Dagna, Monday, September 17th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 103
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  22. Is Icelandic The Oldest Language In Europe? How Old Is It?

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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    • Views: 559
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  23. Chinese Overtakes German In UK Schools

    Started by SaxonPagan, Thursday, August 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 257
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  24. Difference Between Proto-Norse and Proto-Germanic?

    Started by Eberhardt, Monday, July 24th, 2006
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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  25. Pre-Proto-Germanic Substratum in Proto-Slavic

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,889
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  26. Which Germanic Language is the Purest?

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

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

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

    Started by Johannes de León, Friday, June 4th, 2004
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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  30. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,035
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  31. Runic As Official Script

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

    Started by Bärin, Thursday, January 18th, 2007
    • Replies: 9
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    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 311
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  33. Poll Poll! Influence on English on Your National Language?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 413
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  34. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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    • Replies: 1
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  35. "Anglish - What if English Were 100% Germanic?"

    Started by Ælfhere, Monday, August 28th, 2006
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 601
    Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 Go to last post
  36. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,076
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  37. Is English A Celtic Language?

    Started by Dohtig, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,252
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  38. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

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

    Started by Nordgau, Monday, April 18th, 2005
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 22,125
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  40. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Thursday, February 9th, 2017
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 565
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  41. Arrow Indo-European Languages and their Attestation

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 540
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  42. How Do You Pronounce the German R Sound?

    Started by Wulfaz, Friday, December 9th, 2016
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,158
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  43. Lightbulb A Grammar of Proto-Germanic (by Winfried P. Lehmann)

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

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, December 16th, 2005
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,327
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    • Replies: 1
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  45. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
    • Replies: 0
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  46. Lightbulb Relationship Between the English and German Languages

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, August 21st, 2016
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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  47. Lightbulb Indo-Germanic Culture and Sanskrit Root-Words

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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  48. Lightbulb Sumerian Language = Hungarian Language?

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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  49. The World's Oldest Writing (Babylonian Cuneiform)

    Started by Englisc, Saturday, May 7th, 2016
    • Replies: 4
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  50. The English Language in 67 Accents and More

    Started by Leliana, Monday, April 18th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
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    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,174
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  51. Curse Words and Germanic/Romance Impact on English

    Started by Leliana, Friday, April 8th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 902
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  52. Against Esperanto, or Kontraŭ Esperanto

    Started by KingOvGermania, Friday, August 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,076
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  53. Frisian Language/s: Dialects or Separate Languages?

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Thursday, May 19th, 2011
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,713
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  54. 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: 47
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  55. If You Are Learning German, Post Your Questions on This Thread

    Started by Northern Paladin, Sunday, May 8th, 2011
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 110
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  56. Question How Intelligible is Old High German to Native Scandinavians?

    Started by Germaid, Friday, July 20th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
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  57. Old English to a Native Scandinavian

    Started by Sawyer, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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  58. Can Anyone Translate This Old PA German Headstone?

    Started by Volla, Friday, July 13th, 2012
    2 Pages
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  59. My Introduction to the Frisian (Frysk) Language!

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, November 12th, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
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  60. Dative Case

    Started by Oski, Sunday, July 1st, 2012
    • Replies: 2
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  61. 'The Position of Frisian in the Germanic Language Area'

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, April 14th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,001
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  62. Question on Old Norse Word Order

    Started by Reshki, Sunday, August 8th, 2010
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,906
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  63. Poll Poll! Die Großschreibung

    Started by Amerikanerin, Friday, April 29th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,350
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  64. Question German Language: What are 'Cases'...?

    Started by jacktheknife, Saturday, May 28th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,321
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  65. ‘Swedish is the World’s Richest Language’: Swede

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, March 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,655
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  66. Question about Learning Scandinavian and Germanic Languages

    Started by Requiem&Dream, Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
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  67. Post Data Fail to Support Language Origin in Africa

    Started by celticviking, Thursday, February 16th, 2012
    • Replies: 1
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  68. Ambiguous Words in Different Germanic Languages

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, March 31st, 2011
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
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  69. A Question About English Language in England

    Started by Unregistered, Saturday, May 7th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
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  70. Middle High German Text: Der Arme Heinrich

    Started by Germaid, Saturday, January 28th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,291
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  71. Poll Poll! Your Favourite Germanic Language Other Than Your Own

    Started by Anlef, Friday, March 11th, 2011
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 4,718
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  72. To Monolinguals: What Language Would You Most Like to Speak? And Why??

    Started by Iverson, Friday, April 1st, 2011
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,023
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  73. How Old is English?

    Started by Elessar, Friday, December 16th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
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  74. Question Sources for learning Old Norse?

    Started by KveldulfR, Monday, December 12th, 2011
    • Replies: 2
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,543
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  75. My Name in Proto-Norse

    Started by Kong Hårfagre, Monday, November 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 959
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