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For questions regarding how Latin has changed over time.

Questions tagged are about how Latin has changed over time. They can be largely broken down into two categories:

  1. Asking when a certain change occurred
  2. Asking how a certain change occurred

Questions should be about specific changes, not broad things. For example, these are good questions:

When did “c” before “e” or “i” start to be pronounced as [ts] (in contrast to classical [k])?

Why do fear clauses invert the meaning of ut/ne?

These are not:

When did verbs come into existence?

Why did some words change spelling from classical to medieval Latin?

Note that while asking "why" is acceptable, it has to be "why" in the sense of "what caused it", not "for what reason/purpose".