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Gender of the Sun

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Gender of the Sun

Postby googl » Mon Oct 18, 2004 8:17 am

Dear teacher,

What is the gender of the Sun: masculine or neuter? One book says masculine, one neuter.
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Postby Alan » Tue Oct 19, 2004 12:15 pm

It would be treated as masculine only in old poetry/literature: in normal contemporary speech, the sun is neuter.
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