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Noun: grammatical gender  gru'ma-ti-kul 'jen-du(r)
  1. A grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    - gender

Derived forms: grammatical genders

Type of: grammatical category, syntactic category

Encyclopedia: Grammatical gender