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Gender-Switch in Numerals

From:Emily Zilch <emily0@...>
Date:Friday, June 11, 2004, 4:23
{ 20040610,1550 | Christophe Grandsire } "The strange thing is that in
certain groups, it is common to switch the possessive adjective's
gender, and say things like 'Jan d'r horloge' and 'Barbara z'n rok'.
The exchange is always symmetrical though (you don't see people using
only z'n or only d'r. It's always a full exchange)."

Speaking of Gender-Switch, in some stage of Semitic (how early I'm not
sure but I'm pretty sure it was ONLY Semitic proper since the other
Boreafrasian langs like Ancient Egyptian don't have it) we have a new
pattern - the introduction of switching the gender on numerals. In
other words, masculine nouns take feminine-form numerals and