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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
    3 Pages
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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
    • Views: 1,561
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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: şeuğiskôn

    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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  2. Most Useful Germanic Language?

    Started by Selene, 2 Weeks Ago
    • Replies: 8
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  3. Poll Poll! Which Germanic Group Speaks the Best English?

    Started by Wyrd, Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
    2 Pages
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    speaking eangish, speaking poll
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 407
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  4. Poll Poll! Is Speaking a Germanic Language Necessary to Be Considered Germanic?

    Started by mischak, Monday, September 24th, 2007
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  5. The Gothic Language

    Started by Conquistador, Monday, June 16th, 2003
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  6. Dutch vs. Afrikaans

    Started by Nachtengel, 2 Weeks Ago
    • Replies: 0
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  7. Post Origin of Weekday Names

    Started by Stahl-Wulf, 3 Weeks Ago
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  8. Common Mistakes Native Germanic Language Speakers Make

    Started by Nachtengel, Friday, February 21st, 2020
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    • Replies: 11
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  9. 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: 22,635
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  10. To What Extent Can One Forget One's Native Language?

    Started by Spjabork, Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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  11. Language Is In Our Biology

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

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

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

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

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

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Tuesday, January 24th, 2006
    • Replies: 9
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  17. Why Is Icelandic Such A Difficult Language To Learn?

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

    Started by Şoreiğar, Thursday, September 26th, 2019
    • Replies: 5
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  19. The Most Attractive Accent

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

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 61
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  21. The Truth About Where Our Aussie Accent Descends From

    Started by Nachtengel, Monday, September 9th, 2019
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 65
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  22. 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: 9,476
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  23. Help Me Learn German Better! (Trying to Woo a Lady)

    Started by Ediruc, Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
    • Replies: 9
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    • Replies: 4
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    • Replies: 1
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    • Replies: 2
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  24. Are You A Polyglot, Or A Hyperpolyglot?

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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  25. The Term "Going Dutch"

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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  26. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
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    • Views: 552
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  27. ITS v. IT'S

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

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

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

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

    Started by Aelfgar, Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 443
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  32. Thumbs Up Rudolf Steiner on the French Language

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 15th, 2016
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    • Replies: 25
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  33. Lightbulb The Indo-European Languages and the Relevance of Sanskrit

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

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

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
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    • Replies: 3
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  36. Chinese Overtakes German In UK Schools

    Started by SaxonPagan, Thursday, August 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 2
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  37. 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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  38. Pre-Proto-Germanic Substratum in Proto-Slavic

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
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  39. 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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  40. How Germans Feel About German Umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,220
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  41. Revival of Anglo-Saxon Language

    Started by Richard, Saturday, September 29th, 2007
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
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  42. 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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  43. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,134
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  44. Runic As Official Script

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

    Started by Bärin, Thursday, January 18th, 2007
    • Replies: 9
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  46. 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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  47. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

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

    Started by Ælfhere, Monday, August 28th, 2006
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 767
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  49. Folk, A Much-Used Word

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 24
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  50. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,162
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  51. Is English A Celtic Language?

    Started by Dohtig, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
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    • Replies: 13
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  52. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

    Started by SuuT, Friday, May 23rd, 2008
    • Replies: 1
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  53. 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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  54. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

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

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

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

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

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, December 16th, 2005
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  59. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

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

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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  61. Lightbulb Indo-Germanic Culture and Sanskrit Root-Words

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

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

    Started by Englisc, Saturday, May 7th, 2016
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  64. The English Language in 67 Accents and More

    Started by Leliana, Monday, April 18th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
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  65. Curse Words and Germanic/Romance Impact on English

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

    Started by KingOvGermania, Friday, August 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 7
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  67. English-Speakers: Do/Did They Teach German At Your School?

    Started by Fredericus Rex, Tuesday, December 20th, 2011
    5 Pages
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  68. 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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  69. Question How Intelligible is Old High German to Native Scandinavians?

    Started by Germaid, Friday, July 20th, 2012
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  70. Old English to a Native Scandinavian

    Started by leRoux, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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    • Replies: 12
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