Wikipedia:Reference desk/Archives/Language/March 2012

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March 1[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 1

  1. Arabic help
  2. Understanding written Japanese
  3. Yiddish seal
  4. Macquarie slang
  5. Japanese translation needed

March 2[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 2

  1. Does final-obstruent devoicing occur in Albanian?
  2. Cantonese help
  3. Medieval "almest"
  4. Fly or flye?

March 3[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 3

  1. can something be unlistenable?
  2. "E" and "I" confusion
  3. Kukley, Milhey and Nizilon

March 4[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 4

  1. adding Arabic language
  2. Pronunciation: Do words like "13", "14", etc. have the emphasis on the first syllable, or on the last one?
  3. Pronunciation: Is the last t in "restaurant" pronounced?
  4. Mangled Hungarian braille inscription in logo
  5. Etymology of "Catathelasma"
  6. More about sentences that are pronounced similarly and mean the same thing in unrelated languages

March 5[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 5

  1. Rusted automobile
  2. Urdu help
  3. diesel fuel combustion
  4. Sortal classifiers and measure words
  5. Restaurant: does it rhyme with ant, or with hunt, or with want, or with haunt, or with excellent/remnant?

March 6[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 6

  1. Cheese
  2. what happen if the food chain get broken
  3. Danish language study
  4. Annemasse
  5. spelling endings
  6. received pronunciation: dropping the H
  7. rearrange these words to form a meaningful sentence

March 7[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 7

  1. relative pronouns
  2. Japanese Farting Competition 1812
  3. original way to separate the men from the boys
  4. Middle English: "seiden"
  5. Bullying
  6. Translation

March 8[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 8

  1. Apple vs. potato in French
  2. "had have"
  3. "Now then"
  4. Alphabetical order
  5. Capentry - "fir", "furr" or "fur"
  6. "Kn" in English

March 9[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 9

  1. Singular or plural verb?
  2. Carrot
  3. Wrong Stress
  4. "Life's too short" in Latin

March 10[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 10

  1. "... an Ivy or a safety"
  2. French word order

March 11[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 11

  1. english sentece correction
  2. To butter something with margarine
  3. Initial Epenthetic /e/
  4. Spanish-English translation

March 12[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 12

  1. Symbols for non-literate people

March 13[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 13

  1. Pahawh Hmong script help
  2. Currently famous people that use pseudonyms that mononyms and who are not musicians?
  3. english

March 14[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 14

  1. Chinese question
  2. Olde Frenche
  3. Eppering

March 15[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 15

  1. prose so bad
  2. Denominations for "police"

March 16[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 16

  1. is this Romanian?
  2. Need help in Georgian
  3. 'When it comes to wages day'
  4. How to teach Americans the RP accent of "or"?
  5. Same spelling but different meanings
  6. Common practice for translation samples
  7. Silent words/clitics in Irish?

March 18[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 18

  1. Do two wrongs sometimes make a right?
  2. Oujda
  3. And or but?

March 19[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 19

  1. use of the word DANDER to refer to animal/bird detritus

March 20[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 20

  1. Complicatedly inflected languages
  2. Foreign Language Proper Names
  3. "Brother-in-law", as the most bizzare relation in almost all languages, including English.
  4. What are they talking about here?
  5. Gigs?

March 21[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 21

  1. Telekommunikationsgesetz
  2. British English question regarding "50p"

March 22[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 22

  1. Is Filipino Verb-Subject-Object, Subject-Verb-Object, or both?
  2. Letter
  3. Amadou as a common first name in Mali?
  4. Archaic Cyrillization of Greek

March 24[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 24

  1. Red Snapper Name In Spanish
  2. What is the correct Latin?
  3. "Requested anonymity for confidential reasons"
  4. Belgian place in russian
  5. Japanese pronunciations

March 25[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 25

  1. *****phone = speakers of *****, or where ***** is spoken
  2. German fraktur
  3. What are these black structures called ?
  4. The 1st vowel in the 1st syllable for the words listed in this question

March 26[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 26

  1. Hawaiian translation
  2. [sic] in Personal Names
  3. Inputing Asian characters
  4. The name "Nikita"
  5. Lists using semicolons

March 27[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 27

  1. Cotton's higher than an opium fiend
  2. Rule on Abstract Nouns derived from polysyllabic Adjectives.

March 28[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 28

  1. Khilafat & Khilafat-o-Ijazat
  2. Businesses entities
  3. French help: Control by rebel movements
  4. Kanji differentiation

March 29[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 29

  1. Canadian vs. American accents
  2. Pronunciation of /oʊl/ in North American English

March 30[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 30

  1. Brushed black tails
  2. "Sub-Suharan African accent" in English in the United States
  3. Greek word interpretation

March 31[edit]

Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Language/2012 March 31

  1. Crossword puzzle stumped
  2. Romaji (Japanese)
  3. Learning basic handwriting again
  4. Grammatical forms sounding weird in Colloquial English, as compared to their ungrammatical parallels.
  5. Language change over time
  6. Identification of symbol