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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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