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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English < Middle French gendre/genre < Latin genus (kind, sort).

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Gender ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) A division between classes or kinds. E.g., the common gender. Template:Rfex
  2. The mental analog of sex: one's maleness, femaleness, etc., as seen from their own perspective.
    • Susan's gender is neither male nor female; ze identifies as two-spirit.
  3. A socio-cultural phenomenon that divides people into various categories such as "male" and "female," with each having associated dress, roles, stereotypes, etc.
    • Gender in Western society is often viewed as a binary entity, with only males & females.
  4. (grammar) A division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech), such as masculine, feminine, neuter or common.

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Verb[edit | edit source]

to Gender

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to Gender (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. to engender

Translations[edit | edit source]

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