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2018-11-02 13:55:27 -0400 answered a question Looking to figure out what language and what meaning these lyrics have.

Google Translate identifies this as Estonian, and offers this translation: https://translate.google.com/#auto/en/Mainib

2018-11-01 22:44:10 -0400 asked a question "matrix clause" - what's the origin of this phrase

"matrix clause" - what's the origin of this phrase I know what it means - a main clause, an independent clause. But "ma

2018-10-13 19:54:00 -0400 asked a question Wet fire, not water - Sanskrit phonologists' principle

Wet fire, not water - Sanskrit phonologists' principle I recently attended a lecture on phonology, where the professor d

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2018-10-09 00:04:21 -0400 asked a question Is the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis considered part of psycholinguistics?

Is the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis considered part of psycholinguistics? I've just started taking graduate classes in linguis

2018-10-09 00:02:30 -0400 answered a question Does the accented lower case C in French come from the Greek sigma?

I assume you're referring to this letter: ç. The little hook under the c is actually called a cedilla (in French, cedill

2018-10-09 00:02:24 -0400 answered a question Do all words that end in “ry” rhyme by definition?

It depends on how you define rhyming. Here's Wikipedia: The word rhyme can be used in a specific and a general s