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Gender - Corbett, Greville G.
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Gender is a fascinating category, central and pervasive in some languages and totally absent in others. In this new, comprehensive account of gender systems, over 200 languages are discussed, from English and Russian to Archi and Chichewa. Detailed analysis of individual languages provides clear illustrations of specific types of system. Gender distinction is often based on sex; sometimes this is only one criterion and the gender of nouns depends on other factors (thus 'house' is masculine in Russian, feminine in French and ...

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Gender 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521338455

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Gender 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521329392

Hardcover