Grammatical gender  

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Gender is the most puzzling of the grammatical categories.” -- Greville G Corbett

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In linguistics, grammatical genders are classes of nouns reflected in the behavior of associated words; every noun must belong to one of the classes and there should be very few which belong to several classes at once.


Further examples of the presence and absence of grammatical gender

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Similar linguistic notions

Gender-inclusive language


  • IGALA (International Gender and Language Group)

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