Grammatical gender  

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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.

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Further examples of the presence and absence of grammatical gender

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Similar linguistic notions

Gender-inclusive language

Organizations

  • IGALA (International Gender and Language Group)




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