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July 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 1

  1. Longest
  2. V vs. W
  3. Advice on Irish vs. Welsh

July 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 2

  1. "based on" or "based upon"
  2. last name etymology
  3. "Potential risks"
  4. metrification

July 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 3

  1. What is "muhziriabolah"?

July 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 4

  1. Regrettedest
  2. Many of who and many of whom

July 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 5

  1. president on down
  2. Japanese word
  3. Vibhishana
  4. Is there a term for the distinction between these uses of nouns?

July 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 6

  1. Meaning of "vail" given to a servant
  2. Create, sanctify, ordain and so on
  3. Is Modern Hebrew ה voiced or voiceless?
  4. French number names

July 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 7

  1. Chichester
  2. Literary element?
  3. Creative writing/poetry
  4. Short Latin translation needed
  5. Hungarian
  6. Latin Translation
  7. What;s the word for ...

July 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 8

  1. Feminine form of "Archon"?
  2. Can someone summarize this page?
  3. Otaheitian
  4. Why do some people add an "intrusive" /l/ (L) sound when...
  5. Augustine

July 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 9

  1. Chinese (I suppose) ideogram
  2. Chic emporium?
  3. Terms derived from Hebrew

July 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 10

  1. Three Brothers
  2. "Laid on the ground" or "lied on the ground"
  3. 2000 and up
  4. Translate Chinese sign

July 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 11

  1. Chinese
  2. Reference for Greek vs Aramaic as original language of New Testament

July 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 12

  1. English "on me" construction-- two questions
  2. "Olympic Games" (grammatical number)
  3. Verb Tense

July 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 13

  1. Valuable vs. Invaluable

July 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 14

  1. jump the fence & leave a gap in the air
  2. Arabic help requested
  3. Sanskrit pronunciation

July 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 15

  1. Xanthias
  2. Goyan
  3. What's the bad guy saying in Tagalog in this video?
  4. Teenager
  5. Pronunciation of "Fazer"
  6. Shape of Persian/Arabic number ۵ (five)

July 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 16

  1. Chinese Characters
  2. "Jaam"
  3. What does this mean? (Serbo-Croatian, I think)

July 17[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 17

  1. Is the "schwa" completely absent from Jamaican English
  2. Margareta Hasbjörnsdatter
  3. Klingon question

July 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 18

  1. Secret Policeman's Ball
  2. Surname HIEGER / HIGER (jewish background)
  3. Suicide Bridge by Ian Sinclair
  4. Chinese social dancing
  5. Largest alphabet

July 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 19

  1. Why do some men lisp
  2. correct form
  3. Why do Europeans speak American so poorly?

July 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 20

  1. Russian
  2. beside or around?
  3. Song lyrics in Zulu: syllable division?

July 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 21

  1. Translate Arabic(?)

July 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 22

  1. Which is a mathematical term (geometry): period, stage, section, phase.
  2. Spänn/spenn

July 23[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 23

  1. Kanji for placenames
  2. "Swear marks"
  3. DELIVRANCE
  4. good subtitled German films and television programmes
  5. The word "paraphrase"

July 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 24

  1. Connecting the unconnectable
  2. Spanish translation
  3. expression about Great Inventions
  4. Correct sentence
  5. Italian after French - what to concentrate on
  6. French poem translation
  7. Six questions left in french
  8. Have an Arabic speaker translate this Qadafi capture video

July 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 25

  1. Dustman's hat
  2. tʃ and ʨ
  3. Help discussing with another user in Turkish
  4. Anabolic effect
  5. Voiceless alveolo-palatal sibilant

July 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 26

  1. Vowels/Consonants at the End of Many Female/Male Names
  2. Suicide Bridge by Ian Sinclair
  3. Street mouth?
  4. Magpies (fear of)
  5. Help in writing an article
  6. Looking for a Word for a Definition
  7. Uyghur pronunciation

July 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 27

  1. French audio translation
  2. German infinitive noun declension
  3. Have an Arabic speaker translate this Qadafi capture video
  4. Ireland town
  5. Most useful foreign language

July 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 28

  1. Check my grammar?
  2. Pronunciation in Slavic languages
  3. paunch

July 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 29

  1. "Al mismo tiempo, resolvía las solicitudes de nuevas autorizaciones de tebeos."
  2. Opening ceremonies?
  3. Egyptian and French

July 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 30

  1. Books in the orginal (British) English
  2. Can anyone offer a translation or better, transcription, of the song Tajabone by Ismaël Lô?
  3. Boy and girl in Hawaiian?

July 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 July 31

  1. John Locke
  2. Did the words "eye" and "symmetry" once rhyme?
  3. Use of Pirate in English, versus its use in Spanish as an insult
  4. Singing in Mandarin