gitl_eli7 (gitl_eli7) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Feminist languages?

Just out of curiousity - are there langauges that the default is feminine?  Every gendered language I know or know anything about has masculine as the default.  Meaning things are only conjugated feminine if there's indeed a reason.  Otherwise everything's masculine.

Edit: One commentor was able to better phrase my question for me:

Is there a language where the unmarked gender is the one otherwise associated with the feminine?
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