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gender (Englisch)[Bearbeiten]


Singular Plural
the gender the genders


gen·der, Plural: gen·ders


IPA: [], Plural: []
Hörbeispiele: —, Plural:


[1] Biologie: Geschlecht
[2] Soziologie: Gender, soziales Geschlecht, abgegrenzt zu sex, dem biologischen Geschlecht
[3] Grammatik: Geschlecht, Genus
[4] Grammatik: Gattung, Genus


[1, 2] sex
[4] voice

Sinnverwandte Wörter:

[2] gender identity


[1] Other risk factors include parity (1st calf), gender of the calf (usually male), length of gestation (shorter than average),...[1]
[2] Medicine and the state not only restricted choices, but, intent on making sure that sex and gender matched, set about tearing off disguises, detecting errors and enforcing 'legitimate' sexual constitutions.[2]
[3] In other words, German 3rd person pronouns er ('he') and sie ('she'), for instance, cannot be determiners without a nominal complement because gender is marked on them, masculine and feminine respectively; if they are agreeing determiners then they must agree with something, and given that it is gender they agree for, this 'something' must be a noun encoding the gender feature.[3]
[3] In order to formalize a link between the form and the gender of the noun, Bernstein (1993) proposed that the stem of a noun should be decomposed...[4]
[4] „The general distinction is between three 'genders' out of the five genders of the Latin tradition: active gender, passive gender, neuter gender.“[5]


gender-free, gender-neutral, gender-related, gender-specific, genderqueer


Referenzen und weiterführende Informationen:

[1–4] Englischer Wikipedia-Artikel „Gender (disambiguation)
[2, 3] Oxford Dictionaries Online „gender
[1–3] Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary „gender
[1–3] Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus „gender
[1, 3] Englisch-Englisches Wörterbuch, Thesaurus und Enzyklopädie „gender
[1–3] PONS Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „gender
[2, 3] Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „gender
[1–3] LEO Englisch-Deutsch, Stichwort: „gender


  1. Jerome Carrier, Behavioral and metabolic observations of dairy cows in the transition period (2007), Seite 49
  2. Themes in Sexuality: Sexual Cultures in Europe (Manchester University Press, 1999), redigiert von Franz X. Eder, Gert Hekma, Lesley A. Hall, Seite 127
  3. Pronouns: Grammar and Representation, redigiert Horst J. Simon und Heike Wiese (John Benjamins, 2002), Seite 195
  4. Noun Phrase in the Generative Perspective (Mouton de Gruyter, 2009), herausgegeben von Artemis Alexiadou, Liliane Haegeman, Melita Stavrou, Seite 240
  5. Bernard Colombat: Some Problems in Transferring the Latin Model to the First French Grammars: Verbal voice, impersonal verbs and the -rais form. In: Eduardo Guimarães & Diana Luz Pessoa de Barros (Herausgeber), Studies in the History of the Language Sciences 110: History of Linguistics 2002, John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2007, Seite 6