Tag: latin

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

21 Why do so many core Romanian words with Latin roots come from different roots than in the other Romance languages? 2011-09-21T22:30:30.630

20 What are the historical origin of terms for north, south, east and west? 2011-11-26T22:41:49.043

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

16 Why did some Hebrew words beginning with Yod become transliterated into Latin as "hi?" 2018-01-21T09:03:04.093

13 Italian past participle ending -uto 2012-05-10T04:04:16.877

12 Why is 1/12 called an "uncia" in Latin? 2013-06-20T14:35:00.437

11 Latin stress rules: exceptions 2012-05-18T05:07:41.043

9 How does L. "quartus" come from L. "quattuor", which has "quat" but "quart"? 2013-02-17T15:59:03.903

9 Descendants of Latin vs. Greek? 2014-11-26T04:11:22.243

8 Why is "Aurora Borealis" from Greek, but "Aurora Australis" from Latin? 2011-11-27T18:16:49.693

8 How does the initial consonant in "Jupiter" and "Zeus" come from the "d" in PIE "*dyew-"? 2012-09-05T15:38:16.650

8 Where did Latin and its descendants retain a case system most recently? 2013-07-02T14:05:41.960

8 Why are many ancient languages so complicated compared to many modern languages? 2014-01-14T15:19:16.953

8 Languages preserving loanword inflections 2017-05-05T15:04:03.310

8 Did Romance languages evolve in North Africa? 2017-11-05T23:21:12.883

8 Where did the use of the two auxiliaries in the Romance languages come from? 2018-02-26T22:28:17.503

7 Hebrew "shemen" versus Latin "semen" 2012-08-22T09:27:12.757

7 Why did English borrow more from Latin and Greek than, e.g., German did, in scientific and philosophical subjects? 2013-01-18T02:39:08.960

7 How can I check whether 'question' in English, and 'xahesh' in Persian are cognates? 2015-04-26T22:59:19.433

7 How did it happen that K was introduced to Latin alphabet in place of C and C started to mark /t͡s/ or /s/ in many languages? 2015-09-25T21:01:31.897

7 When did the concept of constituent movement arise? 2016-07-22T17:53:33.060

7 Reverse-etymology resources 2016-09-26T12:22:13.850

6 The stylistic effect of chiasmus in Latin 2013-01-21T10:38:53.727

6 Was there a Greek or Latin name spelled "Jesus" or similarly before the advent of Christianity? 2013-04-15T10:20:29.687

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

6 Is there a named common ancestor of Germanic and Latin besides "Indo-European"? 2013-06-12T01:54:14.573

6 In Latin protases, what's the different between the future and future perfect tenses? 2014-06-18T03:42:58.973

6 Derivatives of Latin *mulier* in French 2017-02-19T15:35:56.950

5 What is the origin of the Latin suffix -alis/-alia? 2012-10-02T20:38:03.877

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

5 What is the history of the word "addict"? 2013-06-26T02:59:32.170

5 Feelings about formerly more civilized foreigners' words 2013-10-16T03:12:27.393

5 Online etymology dictionary for Latin 2014-01-08T18:39:58.243

5 strange Latin spelling : karissime 2014-03-14T15:40:13.800

5 Is there some intrinsic relationship between the nominative plural and genitive singular? 2014-07-01T15:23:46.500

5 -anus vs. -inus in (Classical) Latin 2014-08-14T01:39:02.977

4 Abbreviations for "gerund", "gerundive" and "supine"? 2012-09-19T10:19:38.307

4 Why does "-b-" differ between L “offero” and L "aufero"? 2013-03-20T02:16:06.830

4 Are L. domus and L. domō cognates? 2013-10-18T12:08:08.960

4 Why the E- in Etruscan? 2014-03-01T21:22:42.177

4 Does word order really not matter in Latin? 2014-09-24T11:33:15.990

4 Latin -que suffix in romance languages 2015-03-10T01:46:53.950

4 *sn > n (in Latin) 2015-09-14T21:54:58.423

4 Did Latin have lower-case letters and a full stop at the end of sentences in the 1st century AD? 2016-02-14T16:37:13.470

4 Why did "exempli gratia" (e.g.) and "id est" (i.e.) become widespread in English, but not in other languages? 2016-07-06T12:42:05.290

4 What is the etymology of "adventus?" 2016-07-20T09:35:53.497

4 Latin to French - evolution of certain forms of "FACERE > faire" 2016-08-01T07:29:17.587

4 Is there a known reason for the position of the stress in "concupisc-" words in English? 2017-04-22T06:05:59.267

4 Are Latin "virīlis", Punjabi "vīr", Old Irish "fer" , Wels "gwr" and Hindi "var" related? 2017-05-15T13:25:46.670

4 Is English "lake" Derived from Latin, or is it Indo-European? 2018-01-16T05:39:21.537

4 Was the Latin "b" pronounced like "v" in ancient times? 2018-02-01T23:32:28.143

3 Are there any active Classical Latin users nowadays? 2012-06-05T09:34:25.937

3 How does the sound change from L. "benedictionem" to O.Fr. "beneiçon" happen? 2012-09-23T07:54:28.740

3 How's Mango Languages Latin Pronunciation? 2013-04-14T15:31:48.873

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

3 Are L. arvix and L. aries cognates? 2013-07-05T03:32:03.150

3 Rules of forming past participle tense and perfect tense of a verb in Latin? 2013-10-23T01:38:41.823

3 My otherwise monogamous friends came to the party with their wives 2013-12-05T18:45:46.917

3 Can the Latin conjunction -que coordinate two propositions? 2014-04-18T15:20:55.533

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

3 Why are Latin descendants SVO? 2014-09-11T14:30:06.157

3 Is the Ampersands a Letter in the Latin Alphabet? 2014-09-29T00:32:30.150

3 Where did Latin come from? 2014-12-02T22:51:53.483

3 Why does "date" in Portuguese became "data", while in Dutch "datum" is used? 2015-06-17T14:24:33.033

3 How did the letter "v" come to represent the voiced labio dental fricative? 2016-02-01T00:37:42.377

3 Open Dataset Latin Verb Forms 2017-01-15T13:12:13.423

3 Why does "Vacuum" have two "u's," and how is it pronounced? 2017-04-06T20:35:51.157

3 To what extent are Zero Period loans from Latin into Germanic evidence that the Germanic peoples acquired technologies from the Romans? 2017-08-02T08:20:33.757

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

3 Why did English "man" and Latin "homo" take both the senses "gender-neutral human" and "male adult"? 2017-10-24T01:47:10.157

3 What determines how a language creates new words? For example, is it likely for English to continue to create new words from Latin in future? 2017-12-03T04:05:56.027

3 As French is a so-called Roman language, where are the cases? 2018-03-10T11:03:20.220

2 How did the English word inveigle evolve from the Latin aboculus? 2013-08-01T03:10:38.267

2 Etymology "Pod" Sanskrit roots 2013-09-26T03:55:36.490

2 Distributive case in Latin 2013-12-18T10:23:36.490

2 Scrambling in Languages like Latin 2014-01-08T21:14:29.723

2 What are the benefits of learning Latin using Spanish? 2014-11-14T02:16:33.673

2 Is the modern Latin lexicon productive? 2015-05-02T15:53:16.623

2 Why did Latin fragment so much? 2015-06-12T18:55:46.640

2 'penance' vs 'penitence' 2015-07-04T02:22:49.040

2 What does an 'organic' letter mean? 2015-08-21T18:04:03.443

2 Why is the past participle of the French « lire » « lu », but « rire » « ri »? 2015-08-25T01:35:31.230

2 Why is the letter "Q" visually simillar to "O"? 2015-09-25T23:31:25.333

2 The Sound of Latin 2015-10-08T00:48:43.340

2 Are "oivai " and "always" related? 2016-06-09T08:37:22.570

2 Was Latin A Nasalized Language? 2017-09-07T20:46:22.463

2 Evolution in number of words from Greek to Latin to modern languages 2017-09-16T22:56:07.657

2 Common language root for dom, domain 2017-11-01T19:18:00.993

2 is there "i" suffix that makes verb from noun, in latin or its ancestors? etymology of tio(n) suffix 2017-12-10T11:46:29.120

1 anomaly in a Latin hexameter 2014-04-28T09:29:46.913

1 unicode symbol(s) for a long syllable in a Latin text 2014-10-13T18:33:09.623

1 Latin's excrescent e- in English and French 2015-04-11T04:00:45.053

1 How did the Latin ''putare' evolve into all these different meanings? 2015-05-22T04:51:18.373

1 What does the prefix 'ab-' mean in the Latin verb 'abundare' ? 2015-05-22T05:33:54.700

1 Why were prefixes repeated as postverbal prepositions? 2015-06-20T01:52:01.860

1 What do the labels mean in this latin pos tagging? 2015-07-11T12:40:00.007

1 How did the Latin stem '-duce' evolve to mean 'from an effect'? 2015-08-02T04:48:10.923

1 How did French lose the Latin -v-? 2015-08-17T19:46:14.667