"gender" systems = vowel harmony coalescing with stress changes?
|From:||Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 21, 2006, 12:28|
Hi. I just thought that is a reasonable explanation for "gender" in
Indo-European languages. And probably in other "gendered" language families
such as the Afro-Asiatic family.
Are there any books, articles, etc, that ask this sort of question?
Clinersterton beademung, with all of love - RIP James Blish
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