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Why does Ancient Greek "metá" mean both between and after?

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Is verus (true) etymologically related to viridis / vireo (green / to be green)?

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What words in the English language are derived from the latin word "gustus"?

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Does "iugiter" have any descendants in English?

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Why is the infinitive of "possum" "posse", and not something like *potesse or *potere?

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How many of Latin words became part of English and Spanish?

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Have these Greek letters been related to these Latin/English letters?

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What are the Greek or Latin words for these SI prefixes?

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Why aren't English "house" and Latin "casa" considered cognates? Latin 'c' corresponds to English 'h', and Latin 's' corresponds to English 's'

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Is there a relationship between καθαιρέω ("destroy") and καθαίρω ("purify")?

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What is the correct vowel quantity for the participle of legō?

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Why do we say "misogyny" and not "gynemisia"?

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Origin of /h/ in ἅζομαι (házomai), ἁγνός (hagnós), ἅγιος (hágios)

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How did ἄρρην turn into αρσενικός?

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