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Description: This study investigated how standard and substandard varieties of L1 Dutch affect grammatical gender assignments to nouns in L2 German. While German distinguishes between masculine, feminine, and neuter gender, the masculine–feminine distinction has all but disappeared in Standard Dutch; many substandard Belgian Dutch varieties, however, still mark this distinction, making them more akin to German than Standard Dutch is in this respect. Seventy-one Belgian and 104 Netherlandic speakers of Dutch with varying levels of German proficiency assigned gender-marked German articles to German nouns with Dutch cognates; these gender assignments were then compared to the cognates’ gender in the standard and substandard L1 varieties.


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