In linguistics, grammatical gender is a specific form of noun-class system in which
the division ..... In modern English, by contrast, the noun shield takes the neuter
pronoun it, because it designa...
Oct 27, 2013 ... In this paper I will argue that species are phenomenal objects that stand in ...
often, then “species” in this sense is merely a mass noun (Grandy 2008). ..... as
new evidence comes in), the concept refers to, or denotes, realities, and ....
coined another term for them, agamospecies (meaning, sexless species).
Nouns, which is what words ending in -logia generally are, almost ..... on the
word's meaning when it refers to a sexless object or concept.
for certain sub-classes of nouns having (mostly) masculine gender-agree- ment
in the ..... in their appropriate genders, and a host of nouns referring to sexless
objects ... that its users understand: (1) that it refers to morphologically heteroclite.
please clear me how to use past participle (sometime it is used before noun ....
Two questions: what do you call a noun that refers to sexless objects (like cup, ...
descriptive properties of the denoted object, like being elongated, or flat, or liquid,
and so ...... addition to being a noun and a CVC syllable, refers to a purring
mammal, ..... sexless entities, are all feminine as far as determiner selection and ...
Jan 31, 2016 ... The bible refers to it as masculine, but the Talmud as feminine. ... It's very
liberating to think of an object as sexless, don't you think?
Instead the term has developed a third sense in which it refers to the active and ...
In languages with grammatical gender, nouns are partitioned into sets. ..... (such
as it) for sexless objects although feminine pronouns may optionally be used ...
accessed via linguistic properties but only via object properties of the ..... of any
antecedent nouns, then the pronouns cannot refer to sexless objects ... example,
but any other diminutive (all of which are of neuter gender) that refers to a person.
But for inanimate objects, like a chair, a tree, the sky and so on, gender can ....
Consider German Mädchen which refers to a female human being but is a neuter
noun .... neuter gender—that is, something that is sexless and (usually) inanimate