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This can be the 3rd of a three-volume finished reference paintings on “Gender throughout Languages”, which supplies systematic descriptions of assorted different types of gender (grammatical, lexical, referential, social) in 30 languages of various genetic, typological and socio-cultural backgrounds. one of the matters mentioned for every language are the subsequent: What are the structural homes of the language that experience an impression at the kin among language and gender? What are the results for parts corresponding to contract, pronominalisation and word-formation? How is specification of and abstraction from (referential) gender accomplished in a language? Is empirical facts on hand for the belief that masculine/male expressions are interpreted as generics? Can trends of edition and alter be saw, and feature choices been proposed for a extra equivalent linguistic therapy of ladies and males? This quantity (and the former volumes) will give you the much-needed foundation for explicitly comparative analyses of gender throughout languages. All chapters are unique contributions and stick with a standard normal define built by way of the editors. The e-book comprises wealthy bibliographical and indexical fabric.

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Barbara Unterbeck et al. Berlin: de Gruyter, 665–688. Ibrahim, H. Muhammad. 1973. Grammatical gender. Its origin and development. The Hague: Mouton. Irmen, Lisa & Astrid Köhncke. 1996. ” Sprache & Kognition 15: 152–166. Jones, Charles. 1988. Grammatical gender in English: 950–1250. London: Croom Helm. Kastovsky, Dieter. 2000. ” In Gender in grammar and cognition, eds. Barbara Unterbeck et al. Berlin: de Gruyter, 709–727. Kramarae, Cheris & Paula A. Treichler. 1985. A feminist dictionary. Boston: Pandora.

London: Longman. Hurskainen, Arvi. 2000. ” In Gender in grammar and cognition, eds. Barbara Unterbeck et al. Berlin: de Gruyter, 665–688. Ibrahim, H. Muhammad. 1973. Grammatical gender. Its origin and development. The Hague: Mouton. Irmen, Lisa & Astrid Köhncke. 1996. ” Sprache & Kognition 15: 152–166. Jones, Charles. 1988. Grammatical gender in English: 950–1250. London: Croom Helm. Kastovsky, Dieter. 2000. ” In Gender in grammar and cognition, eds. Barbara Unterbeck et al. Berlin: de Gruyter, 709–727.

Braunmüller (2000), in French cf. Härmä (2000), and in the Iranian languages Corbett (1991: 315–318). 12. , the Navajo, are described in Whitehead (1991). So-called “abnormal” developments are discussed in Wodak & Benke (1997: ch. 2). 13. The term “false generics” was used by Kramarae & Treichler (1985: 150, 175) to refer to “generic masculines”. Romaine (vol. 2) uses the term “androcentric generics”. 14. There are statistical data for English (Graham 1975) and Russian (Francis & Kucˇera 1967).

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