What is percent distribution of genders in German nouns?
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The gender of a noun is a way to cetegorize words. In German grammar for instance, there are three genders: masculinum, femininum and neutrum.The gender of a word affects how it is used and referenced in sentences and does not nescessarily have anything to do with the meaning of a word. In fact the …German word MÃ¤dchen (girl) is considered neutrum. ( Full Answer )
Comedian is now generally used as a common gender noun, but if you must have an opposite gender, comedienne is sometimes still used. Comedian - comedienne
There is no gender in the English noun. All English nouns are of common gender. In languages that still distinguish grammatical gender in the noun, it must be learned along with the meaning. Some languages help us by having the definite article. In French, for example, we always learn that the word …for "house" is "la maison," not simply "maison." There are some other guidelines in Romance languages, for example words ending in -tion are feminine, but in others there is no such help. Remember that grammatical gender has nothing to do with physical gender (sex) or meaning, but only with the form of the word. For example, all diminutives are neuter in German: das Mädchen, the maiden. ( Full Answer )
There is no gender in the English noun. All English nouns take the same verb forms, the same adjective forms and the same articles. Grammatical gender has nothing to do with sex. Gender of Nouns: 1. Masculine - refers to a male person or animal. e.g. father 2. Feminine - refers to a fema…le person or animal. e.g. mother 3. Common - refers to either male or female person or animal. e.g. teacher 4. Neuter - refers to inanimate objects. .e.g. chair ( Full Answer )
In English there are no masculine or feminine forms. English uses gender specific nouns for a male or a female. Some examples of gender nouns for a female are: . aunt . bride . cow . daughter . doe . duchess . empress . ewe . female . girl . grandmother . hen . hind . hostess . je…nny . lady . leopardess . lioness . madam . mare . matron . miss . mistress . mother . mother-in-law . nanny . niece . nun . peahen . pen . princess . queen . sister . sow . tigress . vixen . waitress . widow . wife . woman ( Full Answer )
There is no gender in the English noun. Grammatical gender became extinct in English during the Middle English period. In those languages that still have it, grammatical gender is a formal classification of words that has no necessary connection to their meaning. Indo-European languages have a maxim…um of three genders, misleadingly called feminine, masculine and neuter. Other languages may have more; there are as many as eight in Japanese, where different objects are counted differently, according to category. The way grammatical gender works is this: Let's take the French word sentinelle which means a sentry, a soldier on guard duty. Sentinelle is a feminine noun, taking the feminine article la and the feminine pronoun elle. All adjectives modifying it must also be in their feminine form, if they have one. Voici la sentinelle. Elle vous demandera le mot de passe translates to " This is the sentry. He'll ask you for the password." Elle normally means "she" when referring to a person, but where the antecedent is a feminine noun referring to a male human being, it can mean "he." Does it seem confusing? Not if you are used to it. But be grateful that there is no grammatical gender in English. ( Full Answer )
Much of the information available about this is on acountry-by-country basis. The distribution varies. In China forinstance, the ratio of males to females is 1.06; in Canada it isabout 0.99. Information about other countries is available onwikipedia; look for, say, 'India demographics'.
Old-English had genders too. It's simply lost in English, while still present in German and many other languages.
The noun 'pilot' is a common gender noun as a word for amale or a female who flies an airplane. The noun 'pilot' is a neuter noun as a word for a televisionprogram made to test audience reaction. The word pilot can be used as a noun or a verb. Examples: Noun: The pilot landed the plane. Ver…b: It is hard to pilot a plane in bad weather. ( Full Answer )
The genders for nouns with examples . male: man, father, uncle, son, brother, priest, king, bull, rooster, ram, buck . female: woman, mother, aunt, daughter, sister, nun, queen, cow, hen, ewe, doe . common: teacher, employee, boss, doctor, neighbor, friend, cattle, bear, snake . neuter: house…, street, hope, car, mountain, wisdom, bread, box, knowledge ( Full Answer )
A common gender noun is a word for a person or a thing that can bea male or a female. Examples: . adult . baby . camel . dentist . elephant . fish . guest . human . inmate . jockey . kid . llama . monkey . neighbor . operator . people . qualifier . robin . snake . tortoise . un…dertaker . visitor . writer . x-ray technician . youngster . zoologist ( Full Answer )
The noun fiancÃ© is a word for the man you are engaged to marry. The noun fiancÃ©e is a word for the woman you areengaged to marry.
In English, the gender of nouns are: . gender specific noun for a male (king, father, cowboy,etc.) . gender specific noun for a female (queen, aunt, waitress,etc.) . common gender noun, a word for a male or a female (teacher,parent, friend, etc.) . neuter noun, a word for something that has no …gender (fork,street, hamburger, etc.) The gender of a noun is a formal category in which it is found. Ithas nothing to do with sex. Many Indo-European languages have threegenders, misleadingly called masculine, feminine and neuter, butsome, like Japanese have many more. Gender difference requiresdifferent treatment of the word. A "feminine' word must be modifiedby adjectives having "feminine" endings, and have a "feminine"article - and in Slavic languages, a "feminine" verb. Where thereis no distinction in adjective, articles or verb endings, as forexample in English, there is no gender in the noun. ( Full Answer )
The noun 'fox' is a common gender noun, a word for a male or afemale. The noun for a male fox is reynard or dog . The noun for a female fox is vixen .
The genders of nouns are: . gender specific noun for a male (man, father, king, stallion,bull) . gender specific noun for a female (sister, aunt, queen, mare,cow) . common gender noun, a word for male or female (parent, friend,teacher, horse, bird) . neuter noun, a word for something that …has no gender (book,ship, hamburger, aluminum, idea) A determiner is a word used before a noun to "determine" theprecise meaning of the noun. . A determiner can be the definite article 'the' or theindefinite articles 'a' or 'an'. . A determiner can be a possessive adjective: my, your, his, her,its, our, their, or whose. . A determiner can be a demonstrative pronoun: this, that, these,or those. Or other miscellaneous determiners are: . each, every . either, neither . some, any, no . much, many, more, most . little, less, least . few, fewer, fewest . what, whatever, which, whichever . all, both, half . several . enough ( Full Answer )
The noun traitor is a common gender noun, a word for a male or a female person.
The noun 'duke' is a gender specific noun for a male. The corresponding gender specific noun for a female is duchess . Duchess
I assume you are refering to the gender of the article. In a combined word the gender of the last word dominates. Die Fantasie.(feminin) Der Film.(masculine) Der Fantasie-Film. (Therefor masculine.)
Examples of nouns that are gender specific are: FOR A MALE boy father king uncle stallion rooster FOR A FEMALE sister mother queen niece mare hen Examples of common gender nouns , words that can befor a male or a female are: accountant parent neighbor relative horse poultry… Examples of neuter nouns , words for things thathave no gender are: address boat chair dream education fudge ( Full Answer )
The noun author is a common gender noun , a word for a male or a female writer.
The number for nouns is singular or plural. Someexamples of singular and plural forms: orange, oranges neighbor, neighbors tooth, teeth knife, knives man, men The gender for nouns is the word for a male, afemale, a person or thing of either gender (a common gender noun),or a thing that has no g…ender (a neuter noun). Some examples fornouns indicating gender: man, woman mother, father uncle, aunt girl, boy husband, wife boar, sow Some examples for nouns with common gender: teacher child parent friend worker horse Some examples for neuter gender nouns: house street lunch question education country ( Full Answer )
it doesn't matter witch gender for a police dog, all dogs (mostly German shephards) are good for police dogs, as long as they can do the job, isn't that the point, to get the job done, it doesn't matter what breed or gender
The noun 'spinster' is a gender specific noun for a female , a word for a woman who is past a childbearing age but has never married. At the time the word 'spinster' was commonly used, no correspondingnoun for a male was used because an unmarried man of any age is notpast an age for (the expectatio…n of) siring children. ( Full Answer )
The gender noun doe is a word for a female antelope, deer, gerbil, giraffe, hamster, hare, kangaroo, mouse,rabbit, rat, squirrel, or weasel.
English uses gender specific nouns for male, female, common gender(words that can be a male or a female), and neuter nouns (words forthings that have no gender). Some examples are: Male gender: father, uncle, boy, king, bull, ram, gander, rooster,etc. Female gender: sister, grandma, niece, princess…, cow, ewe, doe,hen, etc. Common gender: parent, neighbor, lawyer, artist, cattle, sheep,deer, chicken, etc. Neuter gender: house, jewelry, law, hope, hamburger, shoe, etc. ( Full Answer )
Gender nouns are words that tell you what the person or animal is but also what gender that person or animal is. Example: Parents, neutral Father, masculine gender Mother, feminine gender Chicken, neutral Rooster, masculine Hen, feminine Pilot, neutral aviator, masculine aviatri…x, feminine Cattle, neutral Bull, masculine Cow, feminine ( Full Answer )
Masculine = einen, faminine = eine, neuter = ein. They have colour codes aswell!! Masculine is blue, faminine is red and neuter is green!
Back in the olden days when women were assigned a different noun for the same occupation, and a male pilot was called an aviator, a female pilot was called an aviatrix .
A common gender noun is a word for a person or an animal that canbe male or female. Some examples are: . animal . bee . cousin . doctor . engineer . friend . guest . horse . infant . journalist . kitten . lawyer . manager . neighbor . ostrich . parent . people . p…erson . quail . rat . scientist . tourist . undertaker . villain . witness . x-ray technician . youngster . zebra ( Full Answer )
Nouns in English have no gender, all nouns are neuter. English has specific words for a male or female, such as the noun filly, a female horse, usually less than four years of age.
Feminine: die Aussicht. Most abstract nouns formed by adding -t to a verbal root are feminine, e.g., sehen -> die Sicht; pflegen -> die Pflicht; mÃ¶gen -> die Macht; fahren -> die Fahrt; fliehen -> die Flucht; etc.
The question is vague, since there are in fact six forms of the word "the" in German: der, die, das, dem, den, des. Which form is used is not enough, in itself, to denote gender, since the tense (nominative, dative, accusative, genitive) also matters.
The noun viceroy is a title for a male. The noun viceroy is also a type of butterfly native to North America.
The noun 'guard' has no gender; a guard can be a male or a female.
The noun George is usually a name for a male or a man (gender nouns), although not exclusively. A female is most often named Georgia or a variation. The name George is also a surname, a last name for a male or a female. Note: Any name, first or last must always be capitalized.
The noun 'midwife' is a common gender noun; a word for a person, who is not a doctor, whose profession is overseeing pregnancies and delivering babies. In modern societies, a midwife is often a specially trained nurse; the noun nurse is also a common gender noun.
The noun postmistress is a gender specific noun for a female. The noun postmaster is a gender specific noun for a male.
The noun for a male turkey is tom ; the noun for a female turkey is hen .
The noun poet is a common gender noun, a word for a male or a female person.
The gender specific noun for a male is a sultan; the gender specific noun for a female member of a sultan's family is sultana .
Gender nouns are words specifically for a male or female person or animal; common gender nouns that are words for either a male or a female; and neutral nouns for things that are non-living things. Examples: . male gender noun: father, brother, son, uncle, king, buck, stallion, rooster . female… gender nouns: mother, sister, daughter, aunt, queen, doe, mare, hen . common gender nouns: person, neighbor, friend, deer, horse, judge, teacher . neuter gender nouns: house, desk, computer, dinner, air, oil, independence ( Full Answer )
The noun administrator is a common gender noun , a word for either a male or a female.
The noun 'giant' is a common gender noun as a wordfor a male or a female of great size. The noun 'giant' is a neuter noun as a word for astar of great size and luminosity compared to ordinary stars. In the past, a female of great size was called a 'giantess',however, the term is seldom used… today. ( Full Answer )
Female, a male friend is a 'Freund'. The '-in' is the clue, same as '-ess' in English (for example Host / Hostess).
The noun for a male is a bachelor; the noun for a female is aspinster. The word bachelorette is a more recent addition to popular culture,because the word spinster has such negative connotations.
A swain is male admirer, a beau, a boyfriend; a female is a femaleadmirer, a girl, a girlfriend, or leman, a word for sweetheart,lover, or mistress; a word as old fashioned as swain.
The noun 'tiger' is a common gender noun, a word for a male or afemale. The noun for a male is tiger . The noun for a female is tigress .
The proper noun "Jackson" can be either masculine or feminine and so has no opposite gender.
A collective noun does not have a gender. A collective noun is aword used to group people or things taken together as one whole ina descriptive way. Examples: a bushel of corn a troupe of actors a bunch of grapes a ream of paper a pack of wolves a panel of judges a bouquet of f…lowers a colony of ants All of the collective nouns (in bold) are neuter nouns. ( Full Answer )
The noun 'noun' is a neuter noun , a word for something thathas no gender. The genders of nouns in English are: . a noun for a male . a noun for a female . a common gender noun, a word for someone or something that canbe a male or a female . a neuter noun, a word for something that has no gen…der ( Full Answer )