gender voice variants

Peter Constable petercon at
Wed Dec 19 23:02:46 CET 2012

See my other post: I think this would be based on an incorrect approach to how to think about this.


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To: Milos Rancic; Broome, Karen
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Subject: Re: gender voice variants

And this, IIRC, is why we decided not to try to solve this seemingly simple problem the last time it was brought up.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell ­

-----Original Message-----
From: Milos Rancic


However, gender [1] is a quite complex category, if we are talking about all languages. That means that it's possible to have different gender inflection based on categories other than [approximation of] natural sex. For example, different inflection or syntax depending on social class.

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