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Re: [ot] Linux gender in French



On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 06:08:46PM +0100, Christophe Courtois wrote:
> Le Samedi 1 Novembre 2003 17:48, Wesley J Landaker a d?clam? :
> > "Le Linux" is typically used as masculine, but I've seen it, less
> > often, used as feminine, "la Linux". I'm not aware that it is
> > "officially" anything, but to me as a French-speaker, it "feels" more
> > like a masculine noun.
> 
>  (I'm French) I've never heard "La Linux". It is masculine as are 
> 'ordinateur' (computer) and 'syst?me d'exploitation' (OS). 

Aargh! So someone taught Microsoft French? :-)

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