r/etymology

104k subscribers


Discuss the origins of words and phrases, in English or any other language.
https://reddit.com/r/etymology/
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r/linguistics
169k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
This is a subreddit for anybody interested in the pursuit of languages. All are welcome, whether beginner or polyglot.
https://reddit.com/r/languagelearning/
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
The repository for all the worst linguistics-related content of Reddit.
https://reddit.com/r/badlinguistics/
r/askscience
18m  subs
Ask a science question, get a science answer.
https://reddit.com/r/askscience/
r/vexillology
287k  subs
A subreddit for those who enjoy flags, the history behind them, and their design characteristics.
https://reddit.com/r/vexillology/
r/conlangs
38k  subs
This subreddit is focused on the discussion of conlangs, tools and activities to aid you in the construction of your own conlang, and creating a community environment where we can all enjoy conlanging together.
https://reddit.com/r/conlangs/
A place to ask questions related to the science of linguistics.
https://reddit.com/r/asklinguistics/
r/TrueReddit
445k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/HistoryPorn
1m  subs
Exploring the past through historical photographs. Part of the SFW Porn Network.
https://reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn/
**Explain Like I'm Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations.**   Don't Panic!
https://reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/
r/translator
57k  subs
r/translator is *the* community for Reddit translation requests. Need something translated? Post here! We will help you translate any language, including Japanese, Chinese, German, Arabic, and many others. If you speak more than one language - especially rare ones - and want to put your multilingual skills to use, come join us!
https://reddit.com/r/translator/
r/grammar
45k  subs
A subreddit for questions and discussions about grammar, language, style, conventions[,] and punctuation.
https://reddit.com/r/grammar/
r/books
17m  subs
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.
https://reddit.com/r/books/
r/writing
877k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
r/MapPorn
767k  subs
High quality images of maps.
https://reddit.com/r/MapPorn/
r/bestof
5m  subs
The very best comments on reddit.
https://reddit.com/r/bestof/
r/German
98k  subs
/r/German is a community focused on discussion related to the learning German language. It is also a place to discuss the language at large and for the kinds of submissions that elaborate on the reasons why we're interested in German, where they're not geographically specific like /r/DE, /r/Austria or /r/Switzerland. Enjoy your time on /r/German! :)
https://reddit.com/r/German/
This is a subreddit based around sharing awesome, usually minimal and single-purpose websites and webtools. Also, note to self: If this subreddit gets huge, awesome, if it does not, I will simply use it to back up my bookmarks! << top kek Sure, I'm dissapointed you guys removed my post, I was keen to hear what people on the Internet thought of it. But it mainly saddens me to see beauty constrained by such tyranny
https://reddit.com/r/InternetIsBeautiful/
r/French
81k  subs
Bienvenue sur /r/French, l'espace reddit pour apprendre et enseigner le français! Welcome to /r/French, the place to learn and teach French!
https://reddit.com/r/French/
r/duolingo
70k  subs
The official Duolingo community of Reddit - a forum and chat where you can discuss all things Duolingo!
https://reddit.com/r/duolingo/
r/changemyview
823k  subs
A place to post an opinion you accept may be flawed, in an effort to understand other perspectives on the issue. Enter with a mindset for conversation, not debate.
https://reddit.com/r/changemyview/
r/unitedkingdom
257k  subs
For the United Kingdom of Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) and Northern Ireland; News, Politics, Economics, Society, Business, Culture, discussion and anything else UK related.
https://reddit.com/r/unitedkingdom/