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Noun
/ˈjendər/,
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genders, plural;
  1. (in languages such as Latin, Greek, Russian, and German) Each of the classes (typically masculine, feminine, common, neuter) of nouns and pronouns distinguished by the different inflections that they have and require in words syntactically associated with them. Grammatical gender is only very loosely associated with natural distinctions of sex

  2. The property (in nouns and related words) of belonging to such a class
    • - adjectives usually agree with the noun in gender and number
  3. The state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones)
    • - traditional concepts of gender
    • - gender roles
  4. The members of one or other sex
    • - differences between the genders are encouraged from an early age

  1. a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
  2. sex: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
  3. Gender is the wide set of characteristics that are seen to distinguish between male and female. It can extend from sex to social role or gender identity. As a word, "gender" has more than one valid definition. ...
  4. A gendér is a type of metallophone used in Balinese and Javanese gamelan music. It consists of 10 to 14 tuned metal bars suspended over a tuned resonator of bamboo or metal, which are tapped with a mallet made of wooden disks (Bali) or a padded wooden disk (Java). ...
  5. Gondar or Gonder (Ge'ez: ጎንደር Gōnder, older ጐንደር Gʷandar, modern pronunciation Gʷender) is a city in Ethiopia, which was once the old imperial capital and capital of the historic Begemder Province. As a result, the old province of Begemder is sometimes referred to as Gondar. ...
  6. In linguistics, grammatical genders are classes of nouns reflected in the behavior of associated words; every noun must belong to one of the classes and there should be very few that belong to several classes at once.
  7. A gender role is a theoretical construct in the social sciences and humanities that refers to a set of social and behavioral norms that, within a specific culture, are widely considered to be socially appropriate for individuals of a specific gender. ...
  8. The Gender is a stream in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. It originates in originally marshy flatlands near Steensel and flows through Veldhoven and its eastern district Meerveldhoven in a general east-northeast direction towards Eindhoven.
  9. A division of nouns and pronouns (and sometimes of other parts of speech), such as masculine, feminine, neuter or common; A division between classes or kinds; The mental analog of sex: one's maleness, femaleness, etc. ...
  10. African American women has an increased risk (5 fold) than men. Mexican American women have an increased risk (3 fold) than men.
  11. In some languages (but not English), nouns fall into a small number of classes which require changes in the articles, adjectives, etc. which qualify them. ...
  12. A preformed negative opinion or attitude toward a group of persons because those persons are male or female.
  13. A. In its most accepted definition, gender refers to the social roles (e.g., men, women) and characteristics that develop through cultural interpretations of biological or anatomical sex. ...
  14. A reference to the sex of the participants in a Match (e.g. Male, M, Female, F, Coed, B, Boys, G, Girls, etc.). The Gender is for a Match is set according to the charter for the Organization scheduling the Match. ...
  15. As distinct from 'sex' (which is biological), gender usually refers to socially/culturally constructed (invented) characteristics which are then attributed to the different biological sexes. If sex is 'female and male'; then gender is 'femininity and masculinity'.
  16. NAEP results are reported separately for males and females, based on students' self-reported gender.
  17. "A social construct regarding culture-bound conventions, roles and behaviors for, as well as relationships between and among, women and men and boys and girls." (from Krieger N. A Glossary for Social Epidemiology, J Epidemiol Community Health 2001; 55:693-700.)
  18. n.  (in certain languages) classification of a noun or pronoun as masculine or feminine
  19. n : 1. a subclass within a grammatical class (as noun, pronoun, adjective, or verb) of a language that is partly arbitrary but also partly based on distinguishable characteristics (as shape, social rank, manner of existence, or sex) and that determines agreement with and selection of other words ...
  20. a xylophone with metal bars used in Indonesian Gamelan.
  21. the socially prescribed expectations or roles for people of a particular sex, usually discussed in terms of masculinity, femininity, or androgyny
  22. refers to the different roles and responsibilities attributed to men and women in society. It does not only mean the biological definition of sex as male and female, but also how these biological definitions are constructed in a social context, subject to historical and cultural change. ...
  23. fundamentally about how a person identifies themself and how they interact with society, regardless of cisgendered or trans* status. ...
  24. The behavioral, cultural, or psychological traits typically associated with a person's sex.
  25. Due to the fact that the gutturals do not have strong pronunciations they often cause vowels to change.