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-----Mensaje original-----
De: Steg Belsky <[log in to unmask]>
Fecha: Domingo 25 de Octubre de 1998 22:17
>>Yeah - I agree 'masculine' & 'feminine' are possible gender names and,
>>indeed, are traditionally used of gender divisions in IE and Semitic
>>languages.  Sexes are 'male' & 'female'.
>
>>Ray.
>
>Actually, in Hebrew the genders are the same as the sexes - _zakhar_ is
>used both as "male" and "masculine", and _neqeivah_ is both "female" and
>"feminine".

Are genders the same as sexes?  Or just the names?  In Spanish there is a
clear disctintion between gender and sex but we use the names "masculino"
and "femenino" for either grammatical gender and sexual classification.

-- Carlos Th