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'''Gender concord''' involves inflection of [[adjective]]s to agree with the [[gender]] of the noun they describe.
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'''Gender concord''' involves inflection of [[adjective]]s to agree with the [[gender]] of the [[noun]] they describe.
  
Although English has [[gender]], it lacks gender concord.  The exception to this is [[loan phrase]]s from [[French]] and [[Latin]], which can retain their concord present in their original language when transferred into English.
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Although [[English]] has [[gender]], and gender concord is found in many other [[Indo-European language]]s, [[modern English]] lacks gender concord.  The exception to this is [[loan phrase]]s from [[French]] and [[Latin]], which can retain their concord present in their original language when transferred into English.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:03, 4 December 2019

Gender concord involves inflection of adjectives to agree with the gender of the noun they describe.

Although English has gender, and gender concord is found in many other Indo-European languages, modern English lacks gender concord. The exception to this is loan phrases from French and Latin, which can retain their concord present in their original language when transferred into English.

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