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Gender is systematically visible in the singular from the lexical shape of the demonstrative article that may accompany the noun, as shown below. Hence, the demonstrative may be said to agree with the noun, showing a distinction between the neuter singular and all others.

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The proximate demonstrative:

Table 1
Neuter SG Common SG, common PL and neuter PL
dit dizze

The distal demonstrative:

Table 2
Neuter SG Common SG, common PL and neuter PL
dat boekthat book dy manthat man

The article shares with the demonstrative the property that its paradigm is irregular. Its paradigm is given below:

Table 3
Neuter SG Common SG, common PL and neuter PL
it de

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