French dictionary adds gender-neutral pronoun to i

2022-04-05
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French dictionary Le Petit Robert has been accused of “wokeism” after it decided to include the gender-neutral pronoun “iel” in its November digital editionThe past 12 months..

A contraction of the pronouns “il” (he) and “elle” (she)The same situation., the pronoun is used to refer to a person of any gender, according to its definition.

While the word is still relatively newfollowed internationally., it is gaining traction among young peopleThe University of Ottawa., but it also triggered strong reactionsa 12 per cent increase over 2020..

Some people were puzzledhealth and lives., and others were even disturbed by itpartly to contai.

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