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comment Suffixes used to transform an adjective into a noun
@Flimzy they are not accepted as correct, but fitting best the need of the single questioner, correct is mostly the highest upvoted answer. Personally, I always read at least 2-3 answers, as the questioner may have a different knowledge background and accepts a answer I would not even voted. I don't think the accepted feature is at all a criterion to rule out questions. It's more a sorting feature for unanswered/poorly answered questions. Following your reasoning people come to SE to read only the accepted answers and only vote the most correct answer, but not several in a question?
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comment Is/Was there a Basic Spanish?
@vartec Hey, I didn't say I'm a expert in spanish history :) I know that there were concepts of controlled german at the time of colonialism, maybe more to control aboriginals than to educate them. I know Spanish is one of the easier to learn languages, but there may have been still a use of a simpler Spanish with few grammatic rules and small vocabulary to teach it to many people within a short period of time.
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comment Suffixes used to transform an adjective into a noun
comparable to a science proposal. The majority will often just vote, what sound best or common to them. And that's imo correct, as use of language is evolving on and on and highly defined by the majority
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comment Suffixes used to transform an adjective into a noun
@Flimzy we don't vote the "most" correct answers, but often the most detailed/best formatted ones with good examples. Several correct answers you'll find on thousands of questions on SE, often only differing in detail. I dont think the criterion of "correct" is a big help here. Questions asking for options to translate something creating several answers listing several options are quite common on GLU. There should be a common denominator on SE language sites, what type of questions are allowed. Also, please be aware that language is highly subjective topic and aiming for correct answers is not
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comment Is/Was there a Basic Spanish?
+1 for the logical reasoning that we don't need Basic Spanish nowadays. Nonetheless, I'm still interested from a historical point of view, if there were at any time concepts/works on such a adaption of Spanish (e.g. at the time of colonialism?)
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comment Suffixes used to transform an adjective into a noun
I don't see how this can be off-topic or viewed as a open-ended list question, I'm asking for probably 5-10 spanish suffixes, a native speaker with huge knowledge of vocabulary can likely name within seconds. It's very fussy imho if you are not allowed to ask for such linguistic patterns of a language where natives can give good insights on such a site. Grammar rules you can look up on thousand internet pages.. Same question was very on-topic on GLU german.stackexchange.com/questions/1862/…
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