Talk:neuter

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I think the tag (archaic) is a mistake carried over from Webster 1913? This is a difficult term to find citations for, as the other two meanings are so prevalent. But I'm pretty sure I've used this word, as the first meaning once or twice. --Connel MacKenzie 20:48, 22 July 2005 (UTC)

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neuter (noun)

Rfv-sense: an intransitive verb. Ƿidsiþ 07:59, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

There are lots of Books hits for "is a neuter or intransitive verb" and such phrases, which are ambiguous. I've so far found and will now add one unambiguous citation.​—msh210 17:28, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

OED says a neuter verb is “neither active nor passive; middle, reflexive, or intransitive.” The adj. is labelled “now rare,” and the noun “Obs..” There is also an obsolete sense of neuter passive verb, or a semi-deponent, apparently from the grammar of Latin and French. Michael Z. 2010-03-09 22:28 z

Cited IMHO, though I had to tweak the sense a bit to fit all the cites. (I changed it to "An intransitive verb or state-of-being verb.") —RuakhTALK 00:50, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

RFV passed.RuakhTALK 21:28, 21 October 2010 (UTC)