Tag: nouns

19 Why did English lose declensions while German retained them? 2014-03-31T14:34:06.360

18 What's the global difference between nouns and verbs? 2011-10-10T18:16:29.997

15 Are there languages without words for "father" or "mother" but only "parent"? 2017-06-18T22:11:57.513

14 "Overabundant nouns" in Italian: do they exist in other languages? 2011-09-17T09:23:58.790

13 Is the countable vs mass noun distinction common outside English? 2011-09-16T16:16:03.237

13 What determines how noun compounds are formed in a language? 2011-12-06T15:40:58.477

12 How are proper nouns distinguished from other nouns in linguistics (not in orthography)? 2012-03-01T12:44:58.050

9 Is there a strong case for the existence of languages that lack a clear morpho-syntactic distinction between nouns and verbs? 2012-06-14T02:59:41.350

8 Does capitalizing nouns improve readability? 2016-07-03T15:57:10.763

7 Has grammatical gender ever been observed to emerge in a language that previously had none? 2015-02-25T18:29:16.877

6 Does any linguist honestly believe that nouns and verbs are not universals? 2015-02-14T13:15:56.980

6 Why do languages have gendered nouns? 2016-03-16T22:20:39.033

6 Are there any languages with minimal distinctions between the noun and verb categories? 2016-08-04T03:27:16.097

5 Languages with a grammatical distinction between abstract and concrete nouns 2016-09-05T21:50:51.500

5 Tests for determining NP status 2017-09-17T21:31:55.553

4 Affix that makes nouns into verbs and verbs into nouns? 2013-01-26T01:02:33.777

4 What is "contacting case"? 2013-05-05T07:23:57.433

4 Can one noun phrase follow another in English? 2013-07-29T21:48:20.520

4 What are the necessary and sufficient characteristics of a word to be considered as nominal? 2014-06-30T15:19:29.493

4 Who was the first to call noun classes "genders"? 2016-05-20T04:10:54.447

4 Term for -ed as an adjectival suffix? 2017-04-26T05:38:05.897

4 Is a language possible without verbs or without nouns? 2017-05-05T17:10:29.127

3 What's the term for a word that can be read both as a noun and an adjective depending on where it is used? 2013-12-03T14:40:14.617

3 NPs as adverbials; how to parse them? 2014-05-30T10:28:44.857

3 What sort of morpheme is this suffix meaning ‘about'? 2014-07-02T05:19:02.863

3 When analyzing a set of corpora, are there any standard practices with regard to the classification of gerunds? 2016-10-21T20:57:03.150

3 Is there a technical term for the phenomenon of two usual nouns A and B such that the concatenation A B denotes neither an A nor a B? 2017-08-03T05:16:34.107

3 Is there a language that has temporal noun modifiers? 2018-02-21T00:16:22.950

3 Is there a linguistic notion of a "static" vs "dynamic" noun? 2018-07-09T01:36:01.570

2 Are there agglutinative languages without a propensity for long compound nouns? 2012-06-06T19:44:58.720

2 What are the constituent morphemes in 'preposition'? 2013-04-25T11:35:23.307

2 The suffix -er in English: Why is this derivational? 2014-07-06T11:27:29.813

2 Given a verb get a noun that corresponds to subject or object 2014-09-25T09:36:22.020

2 Are there languages that form noun singulars by adding suffixes to plurals, rather than vice versa? 2015-07-01T22:01:55.630

2 How can case systems emerge diachronically? 2015-09-18T18:55:42.907

2 Finding the corresponding noun given an adjective 2016-05-13T07:53:11.047

2 Nouns without an article as in e.g. "Empire is not always a good thing" 2016-06-07T09:24:09.013

1 Which plural form to use when unknown quantity 2014-03-13T17:26:00.950

1 non-concatenative morphology in written arabic? 2014-05-16T15:45:45.487

1 Is it [Dr. [No]] or [[Dr.] No], or something else? 2014-05-18T10:38:04.077

1 Is pronoun a subset of nouns when referring to parts of speech? 2014-10-28T13:59:46.550

1 Word commonly tagged as noun but use as verb 2014-11-11T10:13:20.090

1 What electronic resources are available that categorize nouns by countability? 2015-05-15T18:05:57.933

1 noun phrase types 2015-11-07T06:40:10.040

1 Can a personal adjective be categorized as a noun phrase? 2015-11-15T04:14:20.753

1 Can we form a statement in english with verb without noun 2016-01-10T18:42:25.330

1 Declension of the word "water" (maim) in Hebrew? 2016-05-30T13:33:58.410

1 Is the word the name of a person or an adjective? 2016-06-17T10:02:06.660

1 collection of derivative nouns 2016-07-22T05:22:17.057

1 What is the "headedness" of Germanic noun phrases? 2016-09-08T09:08:34.503

1 Reciprocal Pronouns (one another, each other) and Head Noun 2016-12-04T15:21:49.763

1 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 to know whether a word is context appropriate? 2017-06-14T17:45:05.667

1 What do you call what a noun phrase refers to? 2017-11-07T06:39:16.007

1 A subset of concrete nouns 2017-11-08T11:02:26.897

1 Is there a term for an adjective or noun becoming a verb, like "to adult"? 2017-11-21T20:49:05.040

1 Do all languages use Proper Nouns? 2017-11-26T08:14:00.390

1 Infinitive clauses referring to an adjective before a noun 2018-06-16T19:18:40.833

1 Terminology for chained, nested adjective anatomy 2018-09-21T20:28:20.957

0 Is there any universal semantic coding for noun cases similar to verb aspectology? 2013-03-03T12:08:07.407

0 Are there conditions under which Georgian nouns omit the "-ი" case ending? 2013-05-19T00:14:39.697

0 Importance of Genders in English Nouns 2013-06-22T00:34:36.390

0 Explain الموقع فايلات اكسيل noun phrase in Arabic 2014-01-03T17:23:00.950

0 determine if noun is person or person's name 2014-06-22T20:41:28.803

0 Is this nominal suffix more inflectional or derivational? 2014-07-05T07:21:23.583

0 Are there other words that behave like "weather" in English? 2014-08-28T01:21:11.657

0 Proper vs. common nouns: Are there more differences, esp. in grammar, than capital letter and simpler plural? 2015-05-07T09:05:29.140

0 Term for nouns strung together by conjunctions 2016-09-14T15:51:55.113

0 Find head noun, "he himself" 2016-12-04T09:47:25.877

0 Do other languages than English have verbals ,too? 2017-03-12T20:30:32.320

0 How do I decline a noun phrase? 2017-09-12T04:17:24.413

0 What is the exact meaning of 'common' in 'common noun'? 2017-11-22T02:34:57.137

0 Formal semantics (Montague, type-theoretical) of noun clauses 2018-05-03T13:11:54.537

0 Causative/factitive vs denominalizing morpheme 2018-09-17T18:00:27.357

-1 Trying to understand why adjectives do not refer 2015-01-29T21:15:42.440

-2 Why some verbs have -tion while others don't, when being nounified 2018-09-21T19:54:21.550

-2 Is concrete noun member of abstract noun 2018-09-25T00:46:54.883