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Re: Deutche... Gender-Switch in Israeli Hebrew et al.

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Saturday, June 12, 2004, 4:48
"Douglas Koller, Latin & French" wrote:
> I agree, but I think I tussled this out with Nik Taylor a few years > back ("kare" vs. "kanojo") and it seemed we both left unconvinced by > the other's argument. If you two would like to lock horns, be my > guest.
I don't think it was me. I don't recall debating that issue. :-) And if I did debate it, it seems my position's changed since then, since I'd pretty much agree with you. From what I can tell, kare/kanojo does seem to be an "imported" gender distinction (and "ano hito" seems to be more common anyways)