123 Answered Questions for the topic Language

Language English Literature

04/02/20

Conflict in "The Joy" by Anton Chekhov

Hi!I have read the novel "The Joy" by Anton Chekhov, and I am trying to figure out the conflict in this novel. I am not sure, but I think the conflict is everyone's curiosity to know why the main... more
Language Arabic

04/01/20

How long does it take to learn a new language?

Language

03/26/20

why do you think that learning a language is is important?

there's no wrong answer to this question, please be true to yourself.

Are you in need to learn Spanish?

Spanish is the second spoken language in the United States. Are you trying to pratice speaking Spanish so you don't forget it, or are you trying to learn Spanish as a beginner? Well, I would love... more
Language Latin

02/21/20

Spanish sounds like Italian, Portugués, French...

Have you ever heard languages like, portugués, French, or even Italian? Do they sound similar to Spanish? They sure do. Many words and phases are similar to Spanish but why do all these language... more

What culture is she?

A young woman I know is of Middle Eastern descent and wants to be an author.She does not follow traditions or partake in culture from her family's origin country/culture.She lives in USA.Is she... more

11/24/19

Use the term ‘left’ to construct an argument that commits the fallacy of amphiboly.

I really can't think of anyway to use "left" in a fallacy of amphibioly

08/04/19

Colours of ultraviolet?

I need to write something from the perspective of a character who sees colours differently from humans, and in particular can see multiple shades of ultraviolet. This isn't unique, their entire... more

08/03/19

Writing 19th century upperclass English dialog?

I was recently rereading bits of Pride and Prejudice and the dialog is absolutely brilliant. How can I learn to write dialog that sounds like it is from this general era? For example are there any... more
Language Writing Translation

08/01/19

How are multilingual scenes handled when the story's main language is translated into that of its minor one?

Say you have an English book in which there is a particular dialogue where one of a handful of participating characters is speaking French. In this dialogue the fact that he's speaking French is a... more
Language Latin Translate

07/27/19

Please Translate this Latin Sentence!

Tuus filius erit tutus, et Aeneae* imperuim perpetuum donabo.”__________ son __________ safe and __________ __________ to Aeneas.So far I have Your son is safe and Aeneas... to Aeneas... that's it... more

How can I effectively invent a language?

I want to make a particular language that adapts to the story. And the language has to have x and y and e characteristics for example. Is there a protocol to follow on the process of making a... more

07/13/19

Historical Fiction: using you and thou?

Generally speaking, English once used 'you' as the second person plural (equivalent to 'vous' and 'vós') and 'thou' as the second person singular (equivalent to 'tu'). When talking to a... more

07/10/19

Term to describe the fact of using art to push ideology?

Hi everyone,I was wondering if there is a term to describe/qualify the fact of using art (literature, cinema…) and/or a specific medium to push ideology? For example, someone who would defend the... more

06/25/19

Will using real-world cultural vocabulary in a fantasy setting disengage readers?

__If I have certain minor rituals/garments/culture tidbits in a fantasy setting that mirror those of Earth, and I describe them using the real-world vocabulary, will that disengage readers from the... more

Change spelling check language for a Document in Microsoft Word 2010?

Usually I use `Microsoft Word 2010` to write English documentsNow I'm editing a document of another language, and want to change the spelling check language of this documentThis change should not... more

What impact did the migration of Germanic tribes have on languages in the rest of Europe?

I am currently looking for information about the migration of the Germanic tribes, and especially it's effects on European languages, or other languages. Google Search provided me information... more
Language Spanish

05/21/19

What's the best way to learn Spanish?

I want to be fluent in Spanish to connect with more people, and use it in the workplace. I've taken Spanish since I was in high school but don't feel comfortable speaking beyond basic phrases. What... more

05/15/19

Discuss in detail: Concepts of Mos maiorum (“the concept of the ancestor”s), pietas & lares familiaris (household gods).

Discuss in detail: Concepts of Mos maiorum (“the concept of the ancestor”s), pietas & lares familiaris (household gods).

05/11/19

How did the Spanish language develop?

05/11/19

how did the English language begin?

04/26/19

Are the letter forms of Arabic essential to the Qur'an?

Are the existing letter forms/shapes of the Arabic alphabet an essential part of the Qur'an, or are they an arbitary choice made by humans as a means to *record* the Qur'an?In other words, if... more

What does the expression "It's raining cats and dogs" mean?

Share an expression/idiom you use!

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