[LMB] OT: Language changes

baur baur baur at chello.at
Thu Sep 16 18:59:09 BST 2021


> Margaret Dean <margdean56 at gmail.com> hat am 16.09.2021 19:47 geschrieben:
> 
>  
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 1:10 AM Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <
> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > In German it is also "Das Mädchen" as in neutral sex, not "Die Mädchen"
> > which would indicate female.
> 
> Just goes to show how little *grammatical* gender actually has to do with
> *biological* gender/sex.

yup .. why is a table male (der tisch) and the bench female (die Bank) 8)

for more fun add dialects the mix .. butter for example can have all three genders, depending on the dialect  

servus

markus 
 
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