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Gender on definite pronouns
Gender on definite pronouns

Author(s): Ion Giurgea
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: definite pronouns; gender; semantics; neuter pronouns; Romanian neuter

Summary/Abstract: This paper explores some issues related to the interpretation of gender on definite pronouns. I assume that neuter natural gender means lack of descriptive content and that a general principle requires pronouns to bear a descriptive specification whenever possible.

  • Issue Year: 2008
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 97-121
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: English