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Re: Org-syntax: Intra-word markup

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Org-syntax: Intra-word markup
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 16:24:21 +0100

>>>>> On Thu, 02 Dec 2021 13:36:48 +0000, autofrettage 
>>>>> <autofrettage@protonmail.ch> said:

    autofrettage> Someone brought up edge and corner cases, so I simply have to 
mention the German gender stars ("Gendersternchen").
    autofrettage> In an effort to make German gender neutral, some individuals 
use '*' in the midst of some words, e.g. rower.
    autofrettage> Ordinary German:
    autofrettage> male rower = Ruderer
    autofrettage> female rower = Ruderin

    autofrettage> Gender neutral German with gender star:
    autofrettage> any kind of rower = Ruder*in

But with the 'female' suffix? Thatʼs almost as bad as 'écriture
inclusive'. Surely 'Ruder**'? 😇


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