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MIT Mystery Hunt Puzzle Index: Category Data

Language

The following keywords are related to specific languages, grammar, etc. Alphabets not specifically designed as codes are here. Some keywords formerly in this category have been moved to Wordplay though the boundary is fuzzy.

Albanian language
alphabet books
alphabetic ordering
Alphabet Song
the alphabet
Anglo-Saxon language
antonyms
Arabic language
Aramaic script
asterisks
Australian English language
authors
backward talking
Basque language
Bengali language
Braille
British and American English differences
Bulgarian language
Burman language
Canadian Aboriginal syllabics
Catalan language
censored words
"The Chaos" (poem)
Chaotic (conlang)
children's books
Chinese brand names
Chinese language: see Mandarin Chinese language
Chinese numerals
Clabbers (anagram Scrabble)
conlangs: see invented languages
crosswordese
Cyrillic alphabet
Czech language
Danish language
The Devil's Dictionary
diacritical marks
dirty words
Dutch language
Dwarf Fortress conlangs
eggcorns
elder futhark: see Futhorc
Ermahgerd! meme
Esperanto conlang
Estonian language
etymology
false cognates
false friends: see false cognates
Farsi language
fictional definitions of words
Financial Chinese
Finnish language
Flesch-Kincaid grade level
French language
Furbish conlang
futhark: see Futhorc
Futhorc
gendered names for animals
German language
Gothic language
grammar
grawlixes
Greek alphabet
Greek language
Hangul (Korean script)
Hebrew alphabet
Hebrew gematria
Hebrew language
Hebrew numerals
hieroglyphics
Hindi language
hiragana
Hungarian language
i before e except after c exceptions
Icelandic language
identify text from stress pattern, prosody, or poetic meter
idioms
___ in the ___ phrases
Inuktitut language
invented languages
IPA (international phonetic alphabet)
Italian language
Japanese language
Just One (word-guessing game)
kanji
katakana
kennings
Klingon (conlang)
Korean language
languages
Lao numerals
Lapine (conlang from Watership Down)
Latin language
Latin names of cities
Latin phrases
legal lingo
letter pairs that look like another letter
letters in alphabetical order
letters shared, adjacent words/squares
Linear B script
linguistics
Lojban (conlang)
magazine writing styles
malapropisms
Malayalam language
Malay language
Mandarin Chinese language
Maori language
Mayfield Handbook (writing reference)
Merriam-Webster dictionaries
misheard lyrics
mnemonics
Moon type
Name of the Year
NATO alphabet: see phonetic alphabet
Navajo code talk
neologisms
nonsense words
Norwegian language
numbers
numeronyms
Nutrimatic
Odia language
"___ of the ___" phrases
Old English
onomatopoeia
parts with unusual names
Persian language: see Farsi language
Phoenician alphabet
phonetic alphabet
phonetic ambiguity
phony Scrabble words
phrase structure grammar
police alphabet: see phonetic alphabet
Polish language
portmanteaus
Portuguese language
prefixes
proofreading marks
proverbial sayings
punctuation
Punjabi language
puns
quotations
repeated letters
reserved words
Romanian language
runes: see Futhorc
Russian language
Sanskrit language
"School Song" (alphabet song from Matilda, the Musical)
sentence diagrams
sex-related terms
shortened forms of words
Sign Language
similes
Simplified Chinese characters
slang
Slovak language
Solresol (musical conlang)
Soundex
Spanish language (Castilian)
spelling bee
spelling bee winning words
spelling out letters
spelling out numbers
spelling songs
stress patterns
suffixes
Swedish language
syllables
synonyms
syntax tree
Taboo (word game)
Tagalog language
Tamil language
Tamil numerals
Telugu language
Thai numerals
three letter acronyms
title questions
Tocharian A language
toki pona (conlang)
tongue twisters
toponyms (words derived from place names)
trademarks
transliteration into different writing system
trochees
Turkish language
UbbiDubbi
Unicode
upside-down calculator letters
Urdu language
"verbing name" movie titles
voiced and unvoiced consonants
vowel/consonant pattern
Welsh language
"Wheel of Fortune" (game show)
Wordle
word lists
Words with Friends
Xes
"Yakko Warner Sings All the Words in the English Language"

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