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First Link Between Language And Geography
2013-06-13 12:59:40

Previous research has shown that the only effect an environment has on the development of a language is vocabulary. However, a new study suggests that altitude can influence the used of ejective consonants in a language.

2013-06-13 12:34:51

The sounds of different languages may have been shaped by the geography of the places where they are spoken.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).