Weekly column: Germans might speak neutral language, but do not understand gender


Christian Life

Wolfgang Stock, CNE.news

Getting German right is a heavy job. Does gender-neutral language make it simpler? Photo AFP, Jean-Christophe Verhaegen

For some months, the debate about gender-neutral language and its worldview has been playing an increasing role in Germany. To understand its origin, one should know the peculiarities of the German language.