CindyAbbott wrote:WoundedKnee wrote:The word "mountain" is assigned a female gender in at least most of the Latin-based languages. "La montange" in French, "la montanga" in Italian, "la montana" in Spanish, etc. I'd guess that's part of the reason...
That is what I was looking for - thanks!!!!
FortMental wrote:I suspect that gender assignments are directly related to the approachability of a mountain. The further away, inaccessible, and beautiful they are, the likelier the are to be feminine. That's my storty... I'm sticking to it. Regardless of the facts.
CindyAbbott wrote:dadndave wrote:Now just look what you've started, Cindy!
I think it's cool and an excellent conversation considering there it could have gone
phlipdascrip wrote:For thou shallst gaze upon her beauty...
Poetically, overwhelming beautiful things are always feminine aren't they.
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