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A linguistic amateur


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accepted Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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revised Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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comment Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
@Kris Thanks for you suggestion and this is my edited question
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revised Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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revised Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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comment Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
@JohnLawler Thanks very much!! I think these words starting with pr- must contain some phonosemantic information
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comment Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
@Mitch Hi! I look up in the etymology about prick and only find that prick is not a word derived from Proto-indo-european etymon, and I start to wonder whether PIE descendants don't have any word starting with "pr-" has the similar meaning to prick
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revised Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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asked Is there any other word meaning “prick” with initial onsets “pr-” except prick?
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revised Is the change from “m” to “n” within the descent from O.E.“æmette” to E.“ant” a regular one?
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asked What's the etymology of “Oscar”?
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accepted Are the words “swag” and “sway” cognates?
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revised What's the second part of the word “colophon”?
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revised What's the second part of the word “colophon”?
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revised What's the second part of the word “colophon”?
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asked What's the second part of the word “colophon”?
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asked Are the words “swag” and “sway” cognates?
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accepted Why does “lactic” have an “-ic”, while “unique” have an “-ique”?