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GENDERED LANGUAGE

French translation: langue distinguant les genres

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English term or phrase:gendered language
French translation:langue distinguant les genres
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22:34 Oct 24, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: GENDERED LANGUAGE
Acquisition of Grammatical Gender in French:

Apprentissage du genre grammatical en français

The word required is of special importance here: in a GENDERED LANGUAGE, this feature is not simply available, but obligatory. Furthermore, for the majority of nouns in French, there is no choice concerning gender (Spence).[1] Number (and case), on the other hand, must always be defined according to the context, as Dubois explains:
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langue distinguant les genres
Explanation:
il n'y a pas de mot unique pour traduire gendered mais les grammaires françaises utilisent la périphrase:
"distinguant les genres" ou "faisant la distinction des genres".

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langue distinguant les genres


Explanation:
il n'y a pas de mot unique pour traduire gendered mais les grammaires françaises utilisent la périphrase:
"distinguant les genres" ou "faisant la distinction des genres".



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