130 Answered Questions for the topic Linguistics

Linguistics English Grammar French

10/08/22

Why is this often translated as man? Is hommes not plural?

le plus affable des hommes.I thought it meant :by the most affable of menbut many other translations saya most affable man1) How does one translate this? (Are both translations correct?)2) Why is... more
Linguistics

08/20/22

Syntactic Category of 'Is'

In the sentence 'The larger car is the one behind the tree', does 'is' function as an auxiliary/T or a verb/V? How did you determine the answer?
Linguistics English French

08/19/22

Please translate: accepter l’expression de mes sentiments de respectueuse considération

accepter l’expression de mes sentiments de respectueuse considération1) Is this an expression or is it literal?2) Is this a fair English translation?accept the expression of my feelings of... more
Linguistics English Language Grammar

08/11/22

What does this mean "pour un morceau de pain?"

pour un morceau de painfor a morsel of breadIn context: Les seigneurs du Malaquis, ruinés, ont dû lui vendre, pour un morceau de pain, la demeure de leurs ancêtres.The Master of Malaquis was... more
Linguistics English Grammar French

07/07/22

How to translate: Après ce que vous et [nom] probablement dû faire pour survivre, vous êtes de retour sur les rues dangereuses de [place], à la merci d’autres âmes compatissantes.

Après ce que vous et [nom] probablement dû faire pour survivre, vous êtes de retour sur les rues dangereuses de [place], à la merci d’autres âmes compatissantes. Which translation is... more
Linguistics Grammar French

07/07/22

What does Après avoir donné ma monnaie en passant à des personnes aveugles et asphyxiées par la misère mean?

Après avoir donné ma monnaie en passant à des personnes aveugles et asphyxiées par la misère, How to translate en passant here? en passant= walking by, passing by What does passing by mean? more
Linguistics French Translation

04/06/22

What does "et qui pourrait déterminer à quel endroit du rond s’amorce le tracé du dessin ?" mean?

Mais la tour est ronde, et qui pourrait déterminer à quel endroit du rond s’amorce le tracé du dessin ? The tower is round, and ....
Linguistics Harris Philosophy

01/29/22

explain development of linguistics from the traditional philosophy of language to harris philosophy

So our teacher told us to explain development of linguistics from the traditional philosophy of language to harris philosophy in a essay form to replace the exams notes because they were... more
Linguistics Phonetics Phonology

12/13/21

Why do we use /ʌ/ to denote the "u" sound in "cup" and not /ɐ/?

Linguistics Esl/esol

12/13/21

How do you pronounce the "th" sound in English?

I can't make a difference between "thick" and "sick". They sound the same too. And I don't know how to make a difference in "the" and "duh". They sound the same! What am I doing wrong and how do I... more
Linguistics

11/12/21

How does the verb’s theta grid change? How is antipassive voice similar to, but different from, the passive voice in English?

4. Inupiaq, a language of Canada, has a construction called Antipassive voice. When an activetransitive verb changes to the antipassive form, it changes the verb’s theta grid. Look at the twopieces... more

11/10/21

Sentence Diagramming

The owners painted the doghouse orange, and the dog reluctantly slept there.line 1: Identify all the grammatical parts of a given sentence.line 2: Identify the functions line 3: identify the type... more

What should I look for when hiring an accent reduction coach?

American accent training
Linguistics

09/27/21

Question regarding linguistics and some use of phonetics symbols

Hi the question is linked too a google doc if u can explain it would be great https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tAch_WIQ0klLK6wPbk5OV10SKyLUVjAfbNMikhgJy7Q/edit?usp=sharing
Linguistics

07/26/21

how can i pay for the lesson that I've took?

Linguistics

06/04/21

Linguistic and phonetics

Are the following statements True or False: Correct the false statements.1.    A linking verb can be followed by an object complement.... more
Linguistics

06/04/21

Linguistics and phonetics

What Maxim(s) are violated (flouted) in the following dialogues: Explain your answer and state the reason why the maxim(s) are flouted:1.              Teacher to a student who arrives... more
Linguistics

05/31/21

Morphemes in misconception

How would the word "misconception" be segmented into morphemes?
Linguistics

05/11/21

C) PRESUPPOSITIONS: For each of the sentences below, express their presupposition in another sentence.

I. The opera singer fainted during the performance. PRESUPPOSITION: _____________________________________________________ II. She lost her jewels. PRESUPPOSITION:... more
Linguistics

05/11/21

A) SELECTIONAL RESTRICTIONS: One semantic feature of the subject (in boldface) makes it incompatible with the selectional restrictions of the predicate. Indicate which one

 If you are only able to help me with one or two of these, then that would be greatAlso the table is messed up, sorry. Example Semantic feature #The Giraffe broke   #Boulders dripped all... more
Linguistics

04/02/21

The study of linguistics

What phoneme is seen as a sound unit : a) a physical phoneme b) an abstract phoneme c) a structural phoneme
Linguistics English

03/08/21

How is our language influenced by the social contexts ? Give two examples.

Question from "Sociolinguistics"
Linguistics Grammar

02/18/21

What do verbs signify?

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