Why You Hate The Word "Moist", According To Science
Words have the power to inform, embolden, and inspire. But very few have the power to send a cold shiver up your spine quite like the word “moist.” Thanks to a new piece of research, scientists might ...
Expert Explains Why A Beard Is Technically Pubic Hair On Your Face
The term puberty is a direct descendant of “pubertatum,” the Latin word for “age of maturity” and manhood, as well as “pubertis” (“adult, full-grown, manly”). The Middle English term for pubic hair wa...
Wearable translator allows you to speak any language
If you’ve got the travel bug like me you know how great and exciting the experience of a new country can be. But if you don’t know the local language, it can get quite difficult to communicate and do ...
Why You Hate The Word "Moist", According To Science
Words have the power to inform, embolden, and inspire. But very few have the power to send a cold shiver up your spine quite like the word “moist.” Thanks to a new piece of research, scientists might ...
Darrell Tryon
Darrell T. Tryon (20 July 1942 – 15 May 2013) was a New Zealand-born linguist, academic, and specialist in Austronesian languages. Specifically, Tryon specialised in the study of the languages of the ...
Wearable translator allows you to speak any language
If you’ve got the travel bug like me you know how great and exciting the experience of a new country can be. But if you don’t know the local language, it can get quite difficult to communicate and do ...
Colette Caillat
Prof. Dr. Colette Caillat (1921–2007) was a French professor of Sanskrit and comparative grammar. She was also one of the world's leading Jain scholars.
Caillat was born in Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, Sei...
Urinary retention
Urinary retention, also known as ischuria, is an inability to completely empty the bladder. It is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), though it can also be caused by:Diagnosis...
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Weldon South Coblin
Weldon South Coblin, Jr. (born 1944) is an American sinologist, linguist, and educator, best known for his studies of Chinese linguistics and Tibetan.
Coblin attended the University of Washington ...
Ernest Wood
Ernest Egerton Wood (18 August 1883 – 17 September 1965) was a noted English yogi, theosophist, Sanskrit scholar, and author of numerous books, including Concentration – An Approach to Meditation, Yog...
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Khurshid Rizvi
Khurshid Rizvi is a Pakistani scholar, poet, linguist, and historian of Arabic languages and literature.He is an Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Lahore Unive...
John McConnell Black
John McConnell Black (28 April 1855 – 2 December 1951) was a Scottish botanist who emigrated to Australia in 1877 and eventually documented and illustrated thousands of flora in South Australia in the...
Mandas Tuladhar
Mandas Tuladhar (Devanagari: मानदास तुलाधर) (1900-1975) was a Nepalese Buddhist scholar, Nepal Bhasa activist and pioneer publisher. He collected and published ancient hymns and folk songs which is hi...
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John L. Locke
John L. Locke is an American biolinguist who has contributed to the understanding of language development and the evolution of language. His work has focused on how language emerges in the social cont...
Weer Rajendra Rishi
Weer Rajendra Rishi was an Indian linguist known for his contributions in the field of linguistics. He was a recipient the Padma Shri award from the President of India in 1970.He worked in the Indian ...
Sture Allén
Sture Allén (born 31 December 1928 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish retired professor of computational linguistics at the University of Gothenburg, who was the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy be...
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Hans Jørgensen
Hans Jørgensen (1886–1954) was the founder of Newar studies in the west. He published a Newar grammar and dictionary and studies of a number of newar texts. He received his doctorate in 1911 at Kiel U...
Andrew Carnie
Andrew Carnie (born April 19, 1969) is a Canadian professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona. He is the author or coauthor of eight books, and has several papers published on formal syntac...