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Every noun has a gender, and there is no sense or system in the distribution; so the gender of each must be learned separately and by heart.
To continue with the German genders: a tree is male, its buds are female, its leaves are neuter; horses are sexless, dogs are male, cats are female--tomcats included, of course; a person's mouth, neck, bosom, elbows, fingers, nails, feet, and body are of the male sex, and his head is male or neuter according to the word selected to signify it, and NOT according to the sex of the individual who wears it--for in Germany all the women either male heads or sexless ones; a person's nose, lips, shoulders, breast, hands, and toes are of the female sex; and his hair, ears, eyes, chin, legs, knees, heart, and conscience haven't any sex at all.
It would tire you to remember that DO meant b, TU o, and RO y, and that to say he-boy you must prefix the ape masculine gender sound BU before the entire word and the feminine gender sound MU before each of the lower-case letters which go to make up boy--it would tire you and it would bring me to the nineteenth hole several strokes under par.
(I assure you I am often surprised at my own fluency, and, when I get a little more practice in the genders and the idioms, I shall do very well in this respect.) To make a long story short, however, father carried his point, as usual; mother basely deserted me at the last moment, and, after holding out alone for three days, I told them to do with me what they pleased!
The pronunciation, as it happens, is just what I am most at home in; if he had said my genders or my idioms there would have been some sense.
OEDIPUS Then had I never come to shed My father's blood nor climbed my mother's bed; The monstrous offspring of a womb defiled, Co-mate of him who gendered me, and child.
"Their father slew his father, sowed the seed Where he himself was gendered, and begat These maidens at the source wherefrom he sprang." Such are the gibes that men will cast at you.
The topic of gender is in fact so ingrained in our practice that we don't bat an eye when approached with questions about fetal gender.
People who try to find it out in some specific gender or creed are misguided by their whim.
Filipovic-HadA3/4iabdic noted that the Gender Equality Agency of BiH, Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees BiH, in cooperation with the Commission for the Enforcement of Gender Equality of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH, initiated the harmonization of the Law on Public Broadcasting Service, the Law on Broadcasting System and the Law on Communications with the Law on Gender Equality in BiH.
Gender identity is defined by the law as a person's gender-related identity, appearance or behavior, whether or not that gender-related identity, appearance or behavior is different from that traditionally associated with the person's physiology or assigned sex at birth.
Hosted annually by the Womany Media Group, a Taiwan-based gender-friendly media community group, the Gender Impact Awards is an award to recognize the progress of gender equality movement in a year and continue to shape a more gender-friendly environment.