Grammar in Art

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Segel, Edward; Boroditsky, Lera;
(2011)

Roman Jakobson (1959) reports: The Russian painter Repin was baffled as to why Sin had been depicted as a woman by German artists: he did not realize that sin is feminine in German (die Sünde), but masculine in Russian (грех). Does the grammatical gender of nouns ... View more
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