gender

2 types of gender are distinguished in linguistics --- natural gender, where items refer to the sex of real world entities, and grammatical gender, which has nothing to do with sex, but which signals grammatical relationships between words in a sentence and which is shown e.g. by the form of the article or the noun.

Gender

The fact that you are male or female.

gender

Type: Term Pronunciation: jen′dĕr Definitions: 1. Category to which an individual is assigned by self or others, on the basis of sex.
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Gender

Social expectations about behaviour regarded as appropriate for the members of each sex. Gender does not refer to the physical attributes in terms of which men and women differ, but to socially formed traits of masculinity and femininity. The study of gender relations has become one of the most important areas of sociology in recent years, although...
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gender

[n] - a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives
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gender

the social distinction between males and females.
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Gender

the social aspects of differences and hierarchies between female or male
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Gender

Gen'der (jĕn'dẽr) noun [ Old French genre , gendre (with excrescent d .), French genre , from Latin genus , generis , birth, descent, race, kind, gender, from the root of genere , gignere , to beget, in pass., to be born, akin to ...
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Gender

Gen'der transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gendered ; present participle & verbal noun Gendering .] [ Old French gendrer , from Latin generare . See Gender , noun ] To beget; to en...
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Gender

Gen'der intransitive verb To copulate; to breed. [ R.] Shak.
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gender

1. Kind; sort. 'One gender of herbs.' ... 2. Sex, male or female. ... 3. A classification of nouns, primarily according to sex; and secondarily according to some fancied or imputed quality associated with sex. 'Gender is a grammatical distinction and applies to words only. Sex is natural distinction and applies to living objects.' (R. Morris) ... A...
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gender

grammatical gender noun 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 anima...
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gender

(jen´dәr) sex (def. 1).
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Gender

• (n.) Kind; sort. • (n.) A classification of nouns, primarily according to sex; and secondarily according to some fancied or imputed quality associated with sex. • (n.) To beget; to engender. • (n.) Sex, male or female. • (v. i.) To copulate; to breed.
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gender

(from the article `percussion instrument`) ...a trough metallophone depicted as early as about 800 on the Borobuur stupa (Buddhist monument), Java, and the frame metallophone gender, now ...
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gender

in language, a phenomenon in which the words of a certain part of speech, usually nouns, require the agreement, or concord, through grammatical ... [11 related articles]
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Gender

The sexual distinction between male and female. Once conception has occured, the baby's gender is determined based on the male's sperm that fertilized the egg. The Xx combination of sperm and egg create a female; the Xy are male.
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Gender

The meanings that societies and individuals attach to being female and male.
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gender

gender [Lat. genus=kind], in grammar, subclassification of nouns or nounlike words in which the members of the subclass have characteristic features of agreement with other words. The term gender is not usually considered to include the classification of number. In French, for example, there are two...
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Gender

Gender is a set of two or more grammatical categories (masculine, feminine, neuter and common) into which the nouns and pronouns of certain languages are divided distinguished by the modification which they require in words syntactically associated with them, and roughly corresponding (though by no means always) to the sex of the objects which they...
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gender

In grammar, one of the categories into which nouns are divided in many languages, such as masculine, feminine, and neuter (as in Latin, German, and Russian), masculine and feminine (as in French, Italian, and Spanish), or animate and inanimate (as in some American Indian languages)
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Gender

In contemporary usage, gender designates identities and roles assigned by the culture to members of different sexes. Gender is learned and socially 'constructed,' and differs from sex, which is biological. Put another way, gender is cultural whereas sex is natural.
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Gendèr

A gendèr is a type of metallophone used in Balinese and Javanese gamelan music. It consists of 10 to 14 tuned metal bars suspended over a tuned resonator of bamboo or metal, which are tapped with a mallet made of wooden disks (Bali) or a padded wooden disk (Java). Each key is a note of a different pitch, often extending a little more than two oct...
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Gender

[disambiguation] Gender refers to the distinction between male and female individuals, especially with regard to non-biological differences. Gender may also refer to: == See also == ...
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Gender

[stream] The Gender (ˈɣɛndər) is a stream in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. It originates in originally marshy flatlands near Steensel and flows through Veldhoven and its eastern district Meerveldhoven in a general east-northeast direction towards Eindhoven. ==Flow== The Gender is one of many small streams that drain what once was...
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