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In what ways are grammatical genders useful?

The generic term for genders is "word classes". In some languages male/female isn't the main way to divide up the world. Word classes are useful for co-ordination. If a language lacks gender, (or ...
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Can Root Words Be Derived From Other Root Words

Sure. And like always, real languages got there first. In Quechua, for instance, fist person singular ("I/me") is Ñuqa. 1st person plural inclusive (we, all of us) is Ñuqanchik, and exclusive (us, ...
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