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Gender in Navajo

Do nouns have genders in Navajo? E.g. word ¨north¨ masculine or feminine?

October 10, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DragonPolyglot

Grammatically speaking, Navajo is a genderless language, like English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elgatobandido

Do nouns have cases like German and Polish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/villajidiot

According to Wikipedia, Navajo indicates subject-object relationships by word order rather than case: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navajo_language#Nouns


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/keanu933461

Diné Bizaad does not have gender pronouns. From a traditional aspect gender is seen from a different perspecitive than a colonial one. Hope this helps!

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