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This article discusses currently "unsolved problems in "linguistics.

Some of the issues below are commonly recognized as unsolved problems; i.e. it is generally agreed that no solution is known. Others may be described as "controversies; i.e. although there is no common agreement about the answer, there are established schools of thought that believe they have a correct answer.



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