Gender in Hinuq and other Nakh-Daghestanian languages

Forker, Diana (2016) Gender in Hinuq and other Nakh-Daghestanian languages. International Journal of Language and Culture, 3 (1). pp. 90-114.

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Abstract

Nakh-Daghestanian languages are known for their relatively elaborate gender systems and the impact the systems have on the grammar of the languages, most notably on verbal agreement. This paper explores the gender system of Hinuq with its five genders, taking into account semantic and formal principles for gender assignment and the rules of verbal and nonverbal gender agreement. Moreover, the paper discusses the Hinuq gender system within the wider context of Nakh-Daghestanian gender systems and possible social and cultural influences on these systems.

Item ID: 47312
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2214-3165
Keywords: grammatical gender, gender assignment, gender agreement, gender stereotypes, Hinuq, Nakh-Daghestanian languages
Date Deposited: 03 May 2017 23:11
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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