User:Barytonesis

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See User:Per utramque cavernam
frN
French
enB2
English
laB1
Latin
elB1
Greek
deA2
German
ruA2
Russian
LatinN
alpha
Greek4
βήτα
Cyrillic3
га́мма
  • My babel numbering is based on the CEFRL scheme (which runs from A1 to C2).
  • If it's useless, it means it shouldn't be here; if it's useful, it doesn't necessarily mean it should be here.
  • “prescriptivism vs. descriptivism” is a false dichotomy.
  • “deletionist vs. inclusionist” is a false dichotomy. I want everything that belongs in a dictionary, and I don't want anything that doesn't belong in a dictionary.
  • There's SOP and there's SOP: SOP as in "readily understandable, unlexicalised", SOP as in "readily understandable, lexicalised"; SOP as in "easy to decode and easy to encode", SOP as in "easy to decode but hard to encode" (i.e. non-trivial)
  • I'd say that that “that” that you wrote is superfluous.
  • You can have a look at my contributions here.
  • nonstandard: prescriptively correct, but rarely used and queer-sounding to almost everybody; proscribed: prescriptively incorrect, but commonly used
    • mh, another thought: "proscribed" for words that are specifically frowned upon by the normative linguistic/stylistic literature (list of proscribed terms in stylistic guides?), while "nonstandard" for words that are too rare to have been the object of any kind of attention apart from us?
  • About unattested inflected forms: is it a bug (corpus deficiency) or a feature (unused form)?

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