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Re: THEORY: Gender in verbs

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, September 30, 2007, 21:02
Ah, the subject made me think you were talking about languages where
the form of the verb changes according to the gender of the subject
(e.g. Arabic).

If verbs have inherent gender, then the obvious candidate for
agreement would be adverbs.   Perhaps prepositions, when their phrase
is adverbial in nature.  Having any nouns or pronouns (subject,
object, whatever) change to agree with the gender of the verb would be
plausible, but would seem odd given the usual associations of the term
"gender" with an inherent property of nouns.