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Re: Grammatical Gender

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Kalem Tysick ... Ilion has a three-way gender distinction between masculine, feminine, and neuter. Gerunds are neuter as a
Garth Wallace
4:23 PM
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Re: Grammatical Gender

Hallo conlangers! ... Old Albic is similar. There is a division between animate (people, deities, animals, plants, some odd bits) and inanimate (all the
Jörg Rhiemeier
1:36 PM
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Re: Grammatical Gender

On Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:58:48 -0700 ... The classic definition (by Hockett) is "Genders are classes of nouns reflected in the behaviour of associated words." In
David McCann
Mar 27
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Re: Grammatical Gender

... For the most part, I don't. It's a personal failing. ;P The language I'm collaborating on for my wife's novel has (in my opinion) a fairly interesting
Logan Kearsley
Mar 27
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Re: Grammatical Gender

I have always thought of gender and animacy as separate distinctions. On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 3:52 AM, Elena ``of Valhalla''
Jeffrey Brown
Mar 27
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Re: Grammatical Gender

Asirka has two genders: animate and inanimate. Third person singular corresponds to these. There is no word for 'he' or 'she' or 'it', only pronouns that
Scotto Hlad
Mar 27
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Re: Grammatical Gender

... In one of my languages I have masculine, feminine, inanimate and animate (of any gender). Most [1]_ people are usually referred to with the obvious gender
Elena ``of Valhalla''
Mar 27
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Re: Grammatical Gender

In Lodenkur, grammatical gender is based on relative age/position of respect of the speaker to the person being spoken of. -Draque On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 3:51
Draque
Mar 26
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206659

Grammatical Gender

Just wondering, How do you guys use grammatical gender in your various conlangs?
Kalem Tysick
Mar 26
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Re: a little Argentine Joke....

... Maybe. ... That *is* reasonably drole, but I didn't get that subtext first time around without the explanation. :) Kou
DouglasKoller
Mar 25
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Re: What do I call this? Case Inflection WTF?

I'm in the same boat. This thing does a lot. It marks possessors, agents and attributives 😎 I don't wasn't too gloss GEN/, ERG/, ADJ(?)/ for something
A. Mendes
Mar 25
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206656

Re: What do I call this? Case Inflection WTF?

It's very similar. I Invision the topic possessing the comment. Doing didn't things in different places.
A. Mendes
Mar 25
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A. Mendes
Mar 25
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Re: What do I call this? Case Inflection WTF?

Thanks I'll give it a look On Mar 19, 2015 4:35 AM, "Siva Kalyan"
A. Mendes
Mar 25
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"Irregular Verbs" by Matthew Johnson

"Two Saluteans sharing shelter from the rain will, by the time it lets up, have developed a new dialect with its own vocabulary and grammar, with tenses such
Jim Henry
Mar 25
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