Julie (jesuslovesbono) wrote in linguaphiles,

Celtic languages question

Are there any gender-neutral third-person singular pronouns in any Celtic language?

Tags: celtic languages


May 22 2014, 04:44:16 UTC 8 months ago

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There is some evidence that Old Irish infixed pronouns still distinguished between masculine and neuter in the 3rd sing.

Just. Barely. And the neuter case was assimilated into masculine or feminine by Middle Irish (900-1200). The neut 3s pronouns merged with masculine.


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