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Preliminary Recommendations


Attribute Value Pt. example Pt. tag
Gender masculine rapa
feminine rapariga

The value common is not explicitly used in GENELEX, though the nominal inflectional patterns built in the framework of this project implicitly make use of it for nouns such as, for instance, `(o/a) dentista'. For Portuguese, this value can be a L2a value.

The value neuter is not pertinent to Portuguese. (Although, as in other languages, some nouns from classical languages presenting a kind of neuter suffix, e.g. `lexica', can be used in Portuguese, they are typically assigned a pattern of masculine inflection.)