Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

12-2006

Abstract

This book takes a fresh look at the development of gender in Early and Late Proto-Indo-European. Matasovic reduces the diachronic picture to a few basic facts, while also making informed comparisons with non-Indo-European (IE) languages. Early Proto-IE appears to reveal a binary noun-class opposition between a common gender and a neuter gender, with the feminine arising only later

Publication Title

Language

Volume

82

Issue

4

First Page

957

Last Page

958

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Indo-European languages--Gender

Genre/Form

reviews (documents)

Type

Text

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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