Tag: indo-european

53 Why did early Indo-European languages seem to be morphologically complex? 2011-09-20T15:33:02.470

25 Are consonant mutations in Indo-European languages specific of the Celtic group? 2011-09-13T21:19:26.513

25 Can Modern Hebrew be considered an Indo-European language? 2011-09-14T08:52:35.437

25 Are there any non-Indo-European languages with go-periphrasis? 2011-10-24T15:26:00.893

24 Which Romance languages have reflexes of nouns in the Latin nominative? 2011-09-15T12:00:13.240

20 What is the origin of non-natural grammatical genders in Indo-European languages? 2011-09-26T13:40:08.567

16 What did the Greeks and Romans believe about language relationships? 2014-02-26T18:09:05.917

15 What are the reasons to count Armenian as an Indo-European language? 2012-01-06T20:30:55.057

13 Origin of articles in European languages 2013-04-21T21:19:51.427

13 Do the words "angst" and "anxiety" share a common root? 2016-04-30T15:19:04.437

12 What is necessary to decide if Lusitanian is a Celtic language? 2011-10-26T00:21:12.273

11 Do any Indo European languages reflect noun class types other than gender? 2011-09-22T00:33:55.623

11 Current status of the controversy on the date of Indo-European dispersion 2014-05-27T04:06:21.307

10 Are the Finnish pronouns related to their Indo-European counterparts? 2011-11-10T12:28:16.073

10 Has any language ever borrowed an interrogative or relative pronoun? 2014-08-20T03:11:38.267

9 Is there a comprehensive account of the development of laryngeal theory? 2012-01-08T13:44:35.673

9 Is "Kent" in Tashkent of Turkic origin or Indo-European? 2014-05-24T10:55:33.257

9 Did PIE *h3 cause voicing in any other words than the "drink" word? 2015-10-15T18:39:43.833

9 Earliest recognition that Germanic and Romance languages are related 2016-12-16T15:00:07.437

8 Is there any agglutinative Indo-European language? 2013-05-06T23:35:41.933

8 Discontinuous morphemes in Indo-European languages 2013-11-19T19:18:27.290

8 Did Uralic borrow basic vocabulary from PIE, and if so why? 2014-08-09T19:51:46.247

8 Difference between "Leiden school" and "mainstream" Indo-Europeanists? 2015-08-18T09:38:44.033

8 Why is "No" more universal than "Yes"? 2016-02-15T16:33:51.030

8 How do proponents of Indo-Uralic explain the major differences between the consonant systems of pIE and pUralic? 2017-04-08T15:22:39.047

7 What is the sound law to describe the etymology of “helix” and “vulva”? 2012-09-03T14:13:55.523

7 Help me find an early Old Norse dictionary (or even a grammar) 2014-09-21T08:41:39.807

6 Is there a general consensus on what modern language is the closest relative of Albanian? 2011-09-21T20:01:02.890

6 Indo-European prepositions: why prepositions? 2012-09-02T20:24:23.197

6 How many of Latin words have Greek roots? 2013-05-14T00:32:21.690

6 How is it that such varied sounds (in major European Languages) came to be represented by the same letter "j"? 2014-08-05T05:12:18.300

5 Deceangli and Angles: are these two tribe names etymologically related? 2012-03-01T20:16:42.890

5 Indo-European prepositions: whence did they come? 2012-09-01T06:47:22.960

5 What rule governs the vowel alternations in Latin caput/capit-/-cep(t)-/-cipit-/-ciput? 2013-01-09T21:10:09.740

5 Origin of *-k- "extension" in (aorist of) some IE verbs? 2013-09-16T16:36:51.573

5 Adverbial free relative clauses, in early Indo-European languages and generally 2013-10-30T16:23:24.477

5 Sources for etymologies of Ancient Greek proper names and placenames? 2014-05-28T00:40:58.083

5 Etymology of Greek Enualios 2015-03-16T00:00:26.907

5 Evolution of Definite Articles in Indo-European Languages 2015-05-11T14:59:31.713

5 What were the westernmost and easternmost Indo-European languages in c. 1350 CE? 2015-12-25T19:48:42.413

5 Is Brugmann's Law controversial? 2016-10-06T21:09:56.373

5 Which Indo European language best preserves the features of Proto Indo-European? 2017-07-20T07:19:17.357

4 Are there any languages that are more analytic than English other than Afrikaans in the Indo-European family? 2013-02-12T06:56:06.947

4 Cellar door and Indo-European languages 2013-04-08T14:29:04.430

4 Word-initial consonant clusters beginning with /s/ or /ʃ/, an Indo-European characteristic? 2013-08-26T10:00:49.317

4 Mine, Yours, Ours, His, Hers, Its, and Don't Forget Theirs 2014-01-26T04:48:21.817

4 Germanic comparative grammars? 2014-03-27T23:49:12.653

4 Is the Proto-Indo-European "ǵenh₁-" (to produce) related to "gʷḗn" (woman)? 2014-05-29T14:25:09.880

4 Are Armenian գունդ (gund) and Sanskrit गिन्दुक (ginduka) related? 2014-06-16T15:00:40.117

4 Why do English, Italian, German, Spanish, French and Latin share a common alphabet and many words? 2015-09-03T04:20:17.607

4 How and when did some European languages acquire retroflex d and t? 2016-06-30T14:44:12.917

4 s / h change in Indo-European languages 2016-10-11T18:38:50.990

4 Good recent historical grammar of Sanskrit, preferably in English? 2017-08-29T19:51:39.227

4 What is the relation of PIE *wers (“to confuse, mix up; to beat, thresh, grind”), *wert ("to turn, to rotate"), and *werb (“to bend, to turn”)? 2018-02-12T18:01:05.793

3 What caused some IE languages to have consonant inventory sizes different from PIE? 2012-02-06T20:35:36.843

3 Why is the number of grammatical cases in Germanic and Romance languages decreasing? 2012-06-11T14:48:43.587

3 What is the proper way to write Hindi phonetically in English? 2012-10-10T20:15:29.283

3 What is the most ancient form of Armenian verb 'to be'? 2013-06-21T12:31:13.047

3 Why do the sounds [ks] have their own single letter 'X' in European languages? 2013-06-21T16:54:36.167

3 Relics of reduplication in modern Germanic languages 2014-04-21T22:09:16.740

3 Etymology of Latin suffix -ālis 2014-05-07T17:55:48.913

3 What decides the language family of a language the most structure/grammar or the vocabulary? 2016-05-29T13:13:09.613

3 How did West Germanic languages evolve? 2016-06-05T20:55:40.360

3 The Indogermanic r-mediopassive and the Latin ending -mini from a broader perspective 2017-09-12T15:20:14.587

3 Is English the only Indo-European language without gendered nouns? 2017-10-13T12:55:21.577

2 The "close front rounded vowel" mainly used in Germanic, Altaic and far Asian languages 2013-05-11T12:52:31.643

2 What's the relation between Germanic suffixes -ly, -lich, -lijk, ... and Turkic suffixes -lik -liq 2014-05-30T13:16:45.083

2 Pro-Drop Typology in Indo-European Languages 2014-06-28T22:09:16.430

2 Etymology of Ancient Greek deictic -ī 2014-09-10T20:34:44.333

2 What is the origin and meaning of the word/name "Idora"? (Shortened) 2014-11-22T22:24:13.337

2 Why does "before" mean both "in front of" and "prior to"? 2015-07-09T21:49:53.750

2 Origins of gender distinction in verbs in Slavic 2015-08-14T18:14:45.257

2 Numeral-noun number agreement - how popular it is 2017-01-03T11:31:22.120

2 Is Indo-European Linguistics relevant or dead field? 2018-01-05T23:39:15.357

1 Articles in Indo-European Languages 2015-01-09T14:19:13.080

1 connection between Castor (one of the Διόσκουροι) and the animal (beaver)? 2015-03-16T07:47:45.600

1 Spelling Similarities in English and Spanish but not in Italian and Spanish 2015-04-15T21:16:57.467

1 Comprehensive diacritics normalization 2015-07-21T19:58:40.433

1 Literature on the reconstruction of proto-Greek 2015-08-24T09:34:35.630

1 Are these Kazakh words considered borrowings (from Russian?) or onomatopoieias? 2015-10-06T15:54:53.237

1 Two and Three; Four and Five; Six and Seven are paired by their first letters T, F, S 2016-01-29T01:53:03.137

1 Order of cases in Indo-European languages by morphologic similarity 2016-02-23T13:36:00.727

1 Potential gaps in the pIE phonological system? 2016-07-06T08:04:53.113

1 Anatolian 'good': Indo-European or not? 2016-12-18T20:52:05.070

1 Subtypes of Standard Average European 2017-01-24T19:43:25.557

1 Are there dictionaries translating roots from one Indo-European language to another? 2017-07-05T10:37:51.860

1 Feminine and neuter plural 2017-11-11T14:21:53.740

0 The reason for similarity of Turkic "min" and latin "mille", Turkic "dil" and dutch "taal"? 2013-06-03T12:54:39.380

0 Why does the pronunciation of Germanic languages before vowel shift seems to have been more "Indo-European"? 2014-03-26T18:19:20.570

0 Would someone be able to identify this language and translate the text to english? 2014-12-08T02:44:21.210

0 changes in sounds in Indo-European languages 2017-04-12T05:56:32.720

0 Why is there no Ancient Greek noun whose stem ends in an "i"-ending diphthong (like "-ai")? 2017-05-29T04:57:01.717

-1 How did the name for st Peter become to be rendered as "Peter" in English, and why is not rendered as "stone" or "rock" 2015-09-08T08:47:01.980

-1 identifying unknown script from artefact 2017-03-30T21:26:59.630

-1 examples for indoeuropean languages which are related to each other in different ways 2017-07-08T15:28:17.847

-3 Caucasoid people, Common Genetic roots and Common Proto-Language? 2013-06-04T17:54:35.317

-3 What is the origin of Russian барин ['bа:rʲin]? 2013-12-18T18:23:56.037

-6 Why Germanic languages are not generally as soft as other Indo-European languages? 2016-03-29T17:31:25.363