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Genus—Form und Funktion neu betrachtet

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The genesis of the Indo-European gender system enjoys a variety of particularly recent investigations. It seems natural to focus on its reconstruction and the inspection of its morphological marking, since this is its most tangible component. Still, an inclusion of (general) linguistic insights of theoretical nature can improve the knowledge of this much discussed area. Therefore, several theoretical linguistic approaches are projected onto individual models of the Indo-European gender system's genesis to test and reinforce the methodology and insights of Indo-European gender research. It is in the author's opinion quite helpful to consider the functional (semantic) and formal (morphological) component for the time being separated from each other, since both of course must first be internally consistent before they are compared with each other. The author focuses on addition to the theoretical basis primarily due to the semantic component of the development of the Indo-European genera.

Keywords: Indo-European gender system; linguistic insights; genesis; semantic component; morphological marking

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