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What is descriptive linguistics

The study of how a language changes over a long period of time

What is comparative linguistics

Comparative linguistic is a branch of linguistic that relates the characteristics of different languages. The aim of linguistic is to go beyond the study of individual languages to bring out determine what the universal Properties of language.

English belongs to which branch of the Indo-European family of languages

Germanic

The Russian language belongs to which branch of the Indo-European family of languages

Slavic

What term can be defined as any form of literature that belongs to a particular group of works

genre

What is the most widely spoken language family in the world today

The Germanic family is the most widely spoken. It includes: English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Frisian, Afrikaans, Yiddish, and several others.

During which century did the development of philosophical analysis occur

The ancient Greeks like Plato and Aristotle developed philosophical analysis.

A+ 1900s

Which language family is spoken mostly in the Pacific Ocean region

malayo-polynesian

Which metaphysical theory supports the idea that matter is a concept or framework of an idea

idealism

Which theory of metaphysics attempts to answer questions of how or why events happen

causality

The Scandinavian languages belong to which branch of the Indo-European family of languages

germanic

What is the second most widely spoken language family in the world today

Sino-Tibetan

Which philosophical theory maintains that knowledge is impossible to achieve and that truth is impossible for man to understand

Skepticism maintains that knowledge is impossible to achieve and truth is impossible for man to understand.

The study of ancient languages and written texts

Philology is the study of ancient languages and written texts.

What is most closely related to realism

Neutralism or naturalism is most closely related to realism.

Which language family is most closely related to the founding of western civilization

indo-european

Which of these statements is the most complete description of language

language is any information communicated in written spoken or symbolic form

Which of these terms can be defined as the rules of how words are combined to form a sentence

grammatical structure

What term is defined as the knowledge needed to make items that are part of material culture

Technology

Which of these is not one of the Indo European languages

Uralic and Altaic :] <3

What is ethnolinguistics

The study of language of a specific ethnic group within a culture.

What branch of philosophy aims to determine the nature basis and the extent of knowledge

epistemology

Which of these is not a Romance language

If the language isn't Spanish, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Italian, Catalan, Galician, Corsican, Lombard, Occitan, Aromanian, Sardinian, Sicilian, Venetian, or Friulian, it isn't a Romance language. The first six are the most widely spoken Romance languages, the rest have a much smaller number of native speakers.

~Russian is not a romantic language.

When was The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics created

The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics was created in 1997.

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