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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
    34 Pages
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    • Replies: 335
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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: 1,384
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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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    • Replies: 34
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  1. Bad English Speakers / Is English an Illogical and Inconsistent Language?

    Started by rainman, Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 4,452
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  2. Proto-Indo-European Linguistics

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

    Started by theiamania, Saturday, April 30th, 2011
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 725
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  4. Germanic words for 'he or she' & 'his or her' ?

    Started by Aelfgar, Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 259
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  5. 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: 15,018
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  6. Thumbs Up Rudolf Steiner on the French Language

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 15th, 2016
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,126
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  7. To What Extent Can One Forget One's Native Language?

    Started by Spjabork, Sunday, August 27th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
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    • Views: 58
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  8. Lightbulb The Indo-European Languages and the Relevance of Sanskrit

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, September 24th, 2018
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 43
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  9. How Luther Gave Germans A Language Everyone Could Use

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

    Started by Dagna, Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 236
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  11. Chinese Overtakes German In UK Schools

    Started by SaxonPagan, Friday, August 17th, 2018
    • Replies: 2
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  12. Difference Between Proto-Norse and Proto-Germanic?

    Started by Eberhardt, Monday, July 24th, 2006
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,026
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  13. Pre-Proto-Germanic Substratum in Proto-Slavic

    Started by Hauke Haien, Friday, January 15th, 2010
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,663
    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 Go to last post
  14. Which Germanic Language is the Purest?

    Started by Æthelthryth, Monday, December 26th, 2011
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 55
    • Views: 7,045
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  15. Poll Poll! Should The English Language Return To Its Anglo-saxon Roots?

    Started by Theudiskaz, Sunday, April 16th, 2006
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 124
    • Views: 19,008
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  16. How Germans Feel About German Umlauts (ä,ö,ü)

    Started by Siebenbürgerin, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 789
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  17. Revival of Anglo-Saxon Language

    Started by Richard, Saturday, September 29th, 2007
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,356
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 754
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  18. Old English Language (Anglo-Saxon)

    Started by Johannes de León, Friday, June 4th, 2004
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,683
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  19. Is the English Language Not Anglo-Saxon?

    Started by weland, Thursday, November 27th, 2008
    • Replies: 4
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  20. Runic As Official Script

    Started by Rodskarl Dubhgall, Saturday, April 21st, 2018
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 143
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  21. The Fraktur Script

    Started by Bärin, Thursday, January 18th, 2007
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 7,362
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    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 230
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  22. Poll Poll! Influence on English on Your National Language?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 312
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  23. Why is It Important to Learn “Dead” Languages?

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, December 30th, 2017
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 309
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  24. "Anglish - What if English Were 100% Germanic?"

    Started by Ælfhere, Monday, August 28th, 2006
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 430
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  25. Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 865
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  26. Is English A Celtic Language?

    Started by Dohtig, Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,056
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  27. Languages in Prehistoric Europe North of the Alps

    Started by SuuT, Friday, May 23rd, 2008
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 833
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  28. Poll Poll! Your Favourite Germanic Language

    Started by Nordgau, Monday, April 18th, 2005
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 20,416
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  29. Thumbs Up Dictionary of Assyrian Complete After 90 Years!

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

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

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

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

    Started by Blutwölfin, Friday, December 16th, 2005
    • Replies: 5
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    • Replies: 1
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    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,761
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  34. Arrow Kurrent - 500 Years of German Handwriting

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
    • Replies: 0
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  35. 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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  36. Lightbulb Indo-Germanic Culture and Sanskrit Root-Words

    Started by Ahnenerbe, Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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    • Replies: 1
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  37. Lightbulb Sumerian Language = Hungarian Language?

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

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

    Started by Leliana, Monday, April 18th, 2016
    • Replies: 3
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    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 976
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  40. Curse Words and Germanic/Romance Impact on English

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

    Started by KingOvGermania, Friday, August 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 951
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  42. Frisian Language/s: Dialects or Separate Languages?

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Thursday, May 19th, 2011
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,479
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  43. English-Speakers: Do/Did They Teach German At Your School?

    Started by Fredericus Rex, Wednesday, December 21st, 2011
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 4,990
    Friday, August 17th, 2012 Go to last post
  44. 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
    • Views: 11,983
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  45. Question How Intelligible is Old High German to Native Scandinavians?

    Started by Germaid, Friday, July 20th, 2012
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,647
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  46. Old English to a Native Scandinavian

    Started by Sawyer, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,445
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  47. Can Anyone Translate This Old PA German Headstone?

    Started by Volla, Friday, July 13th, 2012
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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  48. 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: 53
    • Views: 7,953
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  49. My Introduction to the Frisian (Frysk) Language!

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, November 12th, 2011
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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  50. Dative Case

    Started by Oski, Sunday, July 1st, 2012
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 795
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  51. 'The Position of Frisian in the Germanic Language Area'

    Started by Sybren, Saturday, April 14th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 891
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  52. Question on Old Norse Word Order

    Started by Reshki, Sunday, August 8th, 2010
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,817
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  53. Poll Poll! Die Großschreibung

    Started by Amerikanerin, Saturday, April 30th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,164
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  54. Question German Language: What are 'Cases'...?

    Started by jacktheknife, Saturday, May 28th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,190
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  55. ‘Swedish is the World’s Richest Language’: Swede

    Started by Nachtengel, Saturday, March 17th, 2012
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,457
    Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 Go to last post
  56. Question about Learning Scandinavian and Germanic Languages

    Started by Requiem&Dream, Wednesday, January 18th, 2006
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 3,437
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  57. Post Data Fail to Support Language Origin in Africa

    Started by celticviking, Thursday, February 16th, 2012
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 742
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  58. Ambiguous Words in Different Germanic Languages

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, March 31st, 2011
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 3,231
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  59. A Question About English Language in England

    Started by Unregistered, Saturday, May 7th, 2011
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,322
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    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,114
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  60. Middle High German Text: Der Arme Heinrich

    Started by Germaid, Saturday, January 28th, 2012
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,225
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  61. 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: 4,235
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  62. Germans and the English Language

    Started by Mrs vonTrep, Monday, May 9th, 2011
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    • Replies: 31
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  63. To Monolinguals: What Language Would You Most Like to Speak? And Why??

    Started by Iverson, Friday, April 1st, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,861
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  64. How Old is English?

    Started by Elessar, Friday, December 16th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 649
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  65. Question Sources for learning Old Norse?

    Started by KveldulfR, Monday, December 12th, 2011
    • Replies: 2
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,313
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  66. My Name in Proto-Norse

    Started by Kong Hårfagre, Monday, November 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 892
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  67. Learning Icelandic Language

    Started by HeidiStreich, Sunday, November 13th, 2011
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 788
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  68. Post Don't Teach the 'Queen's English' to Foreign Language Students, Linguist Urges

    Started by celticviking, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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  69. Post British Teen Undergoes Tongue Surgery to Speak Korean

    Started by celticviking, Saturday, August 13th, 2011
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,276
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  70. Proto-Germanic Learning Resources?

    Started by Herewulf, Thursday, July 21st, 2011
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,425
    Sunday, July 24th, 2011 Go to last post
  71. Learning a Germanic Language: Tips and Hints

    Started by Ingvaeonic, Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,785
    Friday, July 8th, 2011 Go to last post
  72. Poll Poll! Do You Speak Any Dialects? What is the Status of Dialects in Your Community?

    Started by Gefjon, Saturday, January 5th, 2008
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 6,090
    Saturday, May 21st, 2011 Go to last post
  73. Question What's Your Best Method to Learn German?

    Started by Imperator X, Saturday, June 10th, 2006
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 65
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    • Views: 757
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  74. What English Sounds Like to Non-English Speakers

    Started by Elessar, Thursday, April 14th, 2011
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,088
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  75. Tired Are Skull and Kopf the Origin of "Skôl" and Cup

    Started by Donnerschall, Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,151
    Friday, March 18th, 2011 Go to last post
  76. Something You Would Reform Or Change About Your Own Language?

    Started by Vandal Lord, Friday, February 20th, 2009
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 5,078
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  77. Arrow The Most Beautiful German Words

    Started by Siegmund, Saturday, September 17th, 2005
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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  78. Swedish Female Surnames - Why the Change to the Male Form?

    Started by Thusnelda, Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,925
    Thursday, March 10th, 2011 Go to last post
  79. Does Your Language Shape Your Thoughts?

    Started by Northern Paladin, Thursday, February 10th, 2011
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 902
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    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 866
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