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Welcome to Languagely! This blog is a passion project of mine; I write about linguistic topics that interest me. I dive into theories, I write about different subdisciplines of linguistics, I explore grammatical tendencies in language sub-groups, among much more. I hope this blog is able to answer questions and inspire others.


Check out my most recent posts!

Crash Course Linguistics: Morphology

1.1 What is the definition of Morphology?Coined from Greek etymology, Morph- means ‘shape, form’ and -ology simply means ‘the study of -‘. In Linguistics, Morphology is the study of word formation and their internal structure. 1.2 Breaking down MorphologyA word can be broken down into morphemes, which is described as the smallest parts that embodyContinue reading “Crash Course Linguistics: Morphology”

Constructed Languages

Constructed “Artifical” languages are created by people over a period of time. Generally, they are made for a TV show’s fictional world, for actual communication, or even for experiments in linguistics. Often times these languages do not have native speakers/first language speakers; however, Esperanto did, theoretically, break this stigma with Stela, a Native (from birth)Continue reading “Constructed Languages”

Language Revitalization

Language revitalization is an attempt to stop or reverse the decline of a language or to completely revive an extinct one. Languages go extinct for many reasons, for example a language might go extinct because there is a language shift in favor of a more common language. Lingusits, communities, and language fans attempt to reviveContinue reading “Language Revitalization”

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