Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Language/April 2011

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April 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 1

  1. In the following sentence "himself" referes to whom? Why?
  2. Origin of "Black-Eyed Susan"
  3. Schränker
  4. French name for Warsaw

April 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 2

  1. Editor in chief
  2. Relationship
  3. French tenses

April 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 3

  1. Proche-Orient vs. Moyen-Orient
  2. Is it "a" or "an" before "heuristic" (and similar words)?
  3. Premier vs. premiere
  4. What is a revival?
  5. Gunihatawagotonohotondoha
  6. Looking for a learners' monolingual french dictionary
  7. Poetry

April 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 4

  1. Lyrics of Lady Gaga's Born This Way
  2. Sign (linguistics)
  3. What is the meaning of "East eats West"?
  4. Stress-dependent meanings
  5. Big bird, little bird
  6. Napiery
  7. Spanish help

April 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 5

  1. French expression « le suivi transversal »
  2. Please Advise
  3. Looking for a word
  4. Moose/elk
  5. Relative pronouns

April 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 6

  1. Scannable / Scanable
  2. Malapropism or what?

April 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 7

  1. Looking for a word
  2. language
  3. What's the French word for "fletcher"?
  4. What language is the word "Zaheregiu" if, in fact, ANY language?
  5. Japanese translation
  6. What meaning does the use of Prefix which is used in the following words convey?
  7. Pronunciation of zombie
  8. Researcher who wired up their own house to study their own baby
  9. Beckett
  10. Writing help
  11. Latin

April 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 8

  1. "Mass amounts"
  2. In favour / against vs. agree / disagree
  3. Chinese
  4. Punctuation
  5. French expressions

April 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 9

  1. "Spoon" as a verb
  2. Are letters and other grapheme linguistic signs?
  3. Ambiguity of the word "more"
  4. 李白的「送友人」
  5. Cletus Spuckler
  6. IPA spelling help
  7. Could some translate this Spanish song?
  8. Indicative Pronouns
  9. Intransitive Verbs in the Passive Voice?

April 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 10

  1. Cuál es el mejor Museo de México para visitar?
  2. French
  3. "Homeopathic" taking on a generic meaning?
  4. 'Neither' at the end of a sentence
  5. In Irish "english" what does it mean to "lay down ones shawl"?

April 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 11

  1. Blockbuster - new meaning?
  2. Help with sentence in Price Tag
  3. Pronunciation of Ani-kutani
  4. Rhyme or chant children use to remember how to spell "Mississippi"
  5. Synonyms that have opposite connotation?
  6. Lain and Greek

April 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 12

  1. Japanese help
  2. German/English Luck/Glück
  3. Stress of the armenian names
  4. Etymology of some obscure hibernicisms

April 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 13

  1. Multilingual works?
  2. More Japanese help
  3. languages translation on left column listing

April 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 14

  1. Need to understand grammatical structure of the following sentence
  2. Russian map
  3. Word for someone who enjoys seeing others suffering
  4. Facebook Terminology
  5. Adverbs and auxiliaries

April 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 15

  1. Linguistic borrowing
  2. The hang up button on a phone
  3. Qoph
  4. "Crwd"
  5. Siberian Elephants

April 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 16

  1. Translation from Arabic
  2. Treeing preay and dropping balls
  3. Achim (name, New Testament)

April 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 17

  1. Arabic help

April 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 18

  1. Hebrew help
  2. Schwas in metrical English poetry
  3. Does anyone remember this ?
  4. pronunciation of "Æthelberht" and "Attenborough"
  5. Japanese translation
  6. Intelligibility of French
  7. Singular us?
  8. Eastern European map
  9. Nouns indicating residency
  10. Japanese translation
  11. "Gotten" not standard?

April 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 19

  1. Portuguese help
  2. French translation
  3. French adjectives
  4. French capitalisation of adjectives and nouns in titles
  5. Question on biblical latin

April 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 20

  1. Crucible Curse
  2. French translation please
  3. Commune
  4. Another French-related question

April 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 21

  1. René(e)
  2. An hotel/a hotel, an hospital/a hospital
  3. Notional agreement
  4. sane/sanity, etc.

April 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 22

  1. picture vs photo
  2. Extrametricality
  3. /r/
  4. extended meaning of 'kreplach'
  5. ACT English section
  6. Funny Armenian translation

April 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 23

  1. Demonyms for Niger and Nigeria
  2. Cryptic crossword
  3. Deltas And Tributaries
  4. Literal translation from Spanish = Sexual harassment?

April 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 24

  1. Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)- how prevalent is it?
  2. Spanish conjugation oddity
  3. I can see

April 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 25

  1. Meaning of "smell like soup"
  2. "English" to "American" English translations
  3. Markers?

April 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 26

  1. Downward Comparisons of Plural Nouns often treated as singular.
  2. Fastest language?
  3. Italian pronunciation and IPA for the name "Cocchi"
  4. What does this line mean?
  5. language
  6. Modern Japanese

April 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 27

  1. Salvador, Bahia
  2. URDU PAGES
  3. Fatah & reverse acronyms

April 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 29

  1. Double loan words
  2. Pronunciation of The Mall, London
  3. Adjectives following nouns and pronouns in English
  4. Japanese translation

April 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2011 April 30

  1. Arabic name for an Iraqi/Syrian turtle
  2. How do you find your missing pen?
  3. Lay/Lie down
  4. "[..] the French government anticipates its becoming an Outermost Region"
  5. Fou vs. fol in French