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Some well-known etymologies are too good to be true

Economist 02 Feb 2023
In English, the great majority of them descend from a stock of roots shared among the Indo-European family of languages ... Thus five, pentagon and quintet all go back to the same Indo-European root, penkwe, filtered through thousands of years of sound changes that took a distinct form in each language group.
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Who gets to define what Asia means?

Economist 19 Jan 2023
... made inter-Asian cultural exchange possible, whether through steamship routes that opened up the ports of the Indo-Pacific to traders, missionaries and intellectuals, or, more notably, through European languages that served as a bridge between the vast number of Asian tongues.
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Tarchon and Tyrrhenus: The Etruscan Romulus and Remus?

Ancient Origins 18 Jan 2023
The 6th century BC Lemnos Stele, a limestone grave stele inscribed in Lemnian, a language related to Etruscan ... The reason that the Etruscan origin has always been considered mysterious is because they spoke a non-Indo-European language ... Also, the Etruscan social institutions and language do not necessarily resemble those of Anatolian cultures.
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Japan sells Tokyo as US linchpin of security against China, Russia 

The Hill 13 Jan 2023
“It’s an interesting recognition, I think, that the Indo Pacific ... “You now have a very similar language coming out of our European allies and our Indo Pacific allies, led by Japan, that this is really a moment of challenge for the postwar order.” .
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“The Republic of Kosovo”, A Classical Mafia State. The History of Kosovo and Metohia

GlobalResearch 10 Jan 2023
Vučitrn, derived from Serb vuk, a pan-Slavic and pra-Slavic vlk, for wolf, the Indo-European ulkuos and trn, the Teutonic-pra-Slavic term for thorn (the Indo-European (s)ter, for thorny plants) ... Istok, from tok, a pra-Slavic noun for flow (from the Indo-European teq – to run ...
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Happiness In America Isn’t What It Used to Be

Time 10 Jan 2023
the 18th century constitutions of all these states spell out not only a right to seek happiness, but also to obtain it. Of course, blandishments about happiness meant little to enslaved persons or the Indigenous ... To go back to the source, consider the word happiness itself, which in every Indo-European language is cognate with luck ... St ... ... Read More ... .
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Hey, 2023! How To Say ‘Happy New Year’ in 45 Different Languages

Henry Herald 01 Jan 2023
Spoken by about five million people, Finnish is one of the 24 official languages of the European Union ... Derived from Latin of the Roman Empire, French is a Romance language from the Indo-European family ... This Romance language is of the Indo-European family, derives from Latin and is spoken globally by more than 500 million native speakers.
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2023 Is on Its Way! Here’s How To Say ‘Happy New Year’ in 45 Different Languages

The Post and Courier 30 Dec 2022
Spoken by about five million people, Finnish is one of the 24 official languages of the European Union ... Derived from Latin of the Roman Empire, French is a Romance language from the Indo-European family ... This Romance language is of the Indo-European family, derives from Latin and is spoken globally by more than 500 million native speakers.
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Proposed Gwinnett budget includes language lessons for employees

Atlanta Journal 30 Dec 2022
The language app wasn’t working inside the headquarters of the Gwinnett County Police Department West Precinct, which encompasses highly-concentrated immigrant communities ... “There’s a need to meet our community where they are.”ExploreGwinnett will translate election materials into four Asian languages ... Other Indo-European languages e.g.
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These Are the Top Baby Name Predictions for 2023

NBC Bay Area 30 Dec 2022
For parents-to-be expecting a baby in 2023, choosing a name might be at the top of their new year's to-do list ... Celebrities, sports figures or just a person in the news can start a trend overnight." ... U.S ... Suzanne says non-English names like Enzo and Luca, "which are easy to pronounce in almost every Indo-European language," will be heard more.  ... .
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GRAMMAR DOG: Complaints about ungrammatical verbs

Tahlequah Daily Press 20 Dec 2022
In the 18th century, Jonathan Swift argued that a standard English language needed to be established and maintained ... These 200 irregular verbs are relatively few compared to other Indo-European languages – Spanish has 900 – but they are among the most frequently used verbs ... But they do understand that language is used for communication.
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PhD student solves 2,500-year-old Sanskrit grammar puzzle

Sott 19 Dec 2022
The discovery makes it possible to translate any word written in Sanskrit ... Sanskrit is an ancient an classical Indo-European language from South Asia and the sacred and literary language of Hinduism ... Andrews, in a ....
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Indian PhD student at Cambridge University solves 2500-year-old Sanskrit puzzle

The Siasat Daily 16 Dec 2022
The 2,500-year-old algorithm decoded by him makes it possible, for the first time, to accurately use Panini’s so-called “language machine” ... Rajpopat’s research shows that Panini’s so-called language machine is also self-sufficient ... Sanskrit is an ancient and classical Indo-European language from South Asia.
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2,500-Year-Old ‘Language Machine’ Is Finally Decoded

Ancient Origins 15 Dec 2022
Now, a Cambridge scientist has finally cracked the meta-code underlying the ancient ‘language machine’ ... Being the very first person to organise the structure of the human language, Pāṇini is known to scholars as 'the father of linguistics' ... Sanskrit is a classical Indo-European language that emerged in Bronze Age South Asia.
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This ancient language puzzle was impossible to solve—until a PhD student cracked the code

Popular Science 15 Dec 2022
Sanskrit is an ancient an classical Indo-European language from South Asia and the sacred and literary language of Hinduism ... Rajpopat decoded a 2,500 year old algorithm that can accurately use Pāṇini’s ‘language machine’ for the first time.

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