Linguistic purism
Linguistic purism or linguistic protectionism is the practice of defining or recognizing one variety of a language as being purer or of intrinsically higher quality than other varieties. Linguistic pu...
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Ausbausprache - Abstandsprache - Dachsprache
The Ausbausprache – Abstandsprache – Dachsprache ([ˈaʊsbaʊʃpʁaːxə] - [ˈapʃtantʃpʁaːxə] - [ˈdaxʃpʁaːxə]) framework is a tool in dialectology used by sociolinguists for analysing and categor...
Calque
In linguistics, a calque (/ˈkælk/) or loan translation is a word or phrase borrowed from another language by literal, word-for-word (Latin: verbum pro verbo) or root-for-root translation.Used as a...
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Classical language
A classical language is a language with a literature that is classical. According to UC Berkeley linguist George L. Hart, it should be ancient, it should be an independent tradition that arose mostly ...
Disputes in English grammar
In English, numerous grammatical constructions are in dispute. In each dispute, a significant number of English speakers identify a given construction as incorrect while a significant number of diffe...
Gender-neutral language
Gender-neutral language, gender-inclusive language, inclusive language, or gender neutrality is a form of linguistic prescriptivism that aims to eliminate (or neutralize) reference to gender in terms ...
Hela Havula
The Hela Havula is a Sinhalese literary organization founded by Munidasa Kumaratunga in 1941. The movement advocates the replacement of Sanskritic words with Hela (native) versions. It was incorporate...
Language revival
Language revitalization, also referred to as language revival or reversing language shift, is an attempt to halt or reverse the decline of a language or to revive an extinct one. Those involved can in...
Linguistic purism in Icelandic
Linguistic purism in Icelandic is a sociolinguistic phenomenon with the aim of substituting loanwords with the creation of new words from Old Icelandic and Old Norse roots and preventing new loanword...
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List of language regulators
This is a list of bodies that regulate standard languages, often called language academies. Language academies are motivated by, or closely associated with, linguistic purism, and typically publish pr...
Genderless language
A genderless language is a natural or constructed human language that has no category of grammatical gender. Some linguists use the term "noun class" to be a broader categorization which includes the ...
Who (pronoun)
The pronoun who, in English, is an interrogative pronoun and a relative pronoun, used chiefly to refer to humans.Its derived forms include whom, an objective form the use of which is now generally con...
Gaelic revival
The Gaelic revival (Irish: an Athbheochan Ghaelach) was the late-nineteenth-century national revival of interest in the Irish language (known as Gaelic) and Irish Gaelic culture (including folklor...
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General Delegation for the French language and the languages of France
General Delegation for the French language and the languages of France ("Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France", DGLFLF) is, in France, a unit of the Ministry of Culture a...
Animal name changes in Turkey
The animal name changes in Turkey is the revision of taxonomic nomenclature of three subspecies by the Turkish Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The name changes removed references of Armenia and ...
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Kurdish Academy
Kurdish Academy (Sorani: ئەکادیمیای کوردی, Kurmanji: Akademiya Kurdî) is a government funded institution located in Erbil dealing with all issues of the Kurdish language. The academy's main goal is to...
Ya d'ar brezhoneg
Ya d'ar brezhoneg (French: Oui au breton, English: Yes to Breton) is a campaign started in the 21st century by the Ofis ar Brezhoneg ("Office of the Breton language") to promote and stimulate ...
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Linguistic purism in English
Linguistic purism in the English language is the belief that words of native origin should be used instead of foreign-derived ones (which are mainly Latinate and Greek). "Native" can mean "Anglo-Saxon...
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Breton language
Breton /ˈbrɛtən/ (Brezhoneg [bʁe.ˈzõː.nɛk]) is a severely endangered Celtic language spoken in Brittany (Breton: Breizh; French: Bretagne), France.Breton is a Brittonic language brought from Great...
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The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing
The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing: For writers, editors, and speakers was first published in 1980 by Casey Miller and Kate Swift. It was the second book produced by the two in an effort to raise aware...
Proxecto Trasno
The Proxecto Trasno is an open Galician language open-source software localization team. Since it was founded at the end of the 1999, its volunteers have been engaged in the Galician translation of th...
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Icelandic Naming Committee
The Icelandic Naming Committee (Icelandic: Mannanafnanefnd; pronounced [ˈmanːaˌnapnaˌnɛmt])—also known in English as the Personal Names Committee—maintains an official register of approved Iceland...
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Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa
The Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, formerly Pusat Bahasa (Indonesian for "Language Center") is the institution responsible for designing and regulating the growth of the Indonesian language ...
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Classical K'iche' language
Classical K'iche' was an ancestral form of the modern-day K'iche' language (Quiché in the older Spanish-based orthography), which was spoken in the highland regions of Guatemala around the time of the...
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Gender-specific and gender-neutral pronouns
A gender-specific pronoun is a pronoun associated with a particular gender, such as a pronoun denoting female or male. Examples include the English third-person personal pronouns he and she.A gender-n...
Four Pillars of Nepal Bhasa
Four Pillars of Nepal Bhasa (Newar: नेपाल भाषाया प्यंगः थां) are the four leaders who spearheaded the campaign to revive the Newar language and its literature during the repressive Rana regime, and gu...
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Icelandic name
Icelandic names differ from most current Western family name systems by being patronymic (occasionally matronymic): they reflect the father (or mother) of the child and not the historic family lineage...