@wraidd More traditionally, you'd use vir- as a prefix (eg vir-ŝafo for a ram). But the parentismo words are intended to be used with -in- or -iĉ- if you want a gendered word.
@wraidd No, -iĉ- is only a proposal, and a controversial one at that. If you use it, there'd be a mix of those who wouldn't know, those who do, and those who do but don't like it... I'm told it's quite common (along with the ri pronoun) at youth congresses but I'm no longer in a demographic that can vouch for that!
It's a list of alternate, ungendered nouns to replace those that are (by definition, all nouns that are do do with family relationships or noble titles are male).
The problem is (as is see it): to change anything from the Fundamento (which includes the word list and usage) makes the usage kontraux-fundamento (and effecively, no longer Esperanto). Adding stuff, on the other hand, is perfectly acceptable...
@wraidd I'd dispute that it's "inherent" sexism, though it certainly is "apparent". Though the difference there is subjective anyway, so not sure why I mentioned it...
I've never come across -ic- before, is it meant to be an alternative to -in-? To answer the other question, viricxo has no (sensible meaning), it would simply mean a male man.
The best solution (IMHO) to the sexism issue is parentismo - where we use neutral nouns in place of the gendered ones and then add affixes as needed.
The first new character for the Golden Diamond Campaign is all set to go.
Here's a new #risus #rpg character for a campaign I'm starting up soon. It's going to be solo first, then probably play-by-post or similar and then who knows, maybe I'll actually get to play in person some day.
@Capheind I'd like to see that...
@pelagikat It's not like it isn't obvious or anything *hides head in shame*
@MattHatton The irony... it burns.
@koosli I understand why they might assume a need to be on facebook - it's got the biggest user base, after all. But to ONLY have it, that's what pisses me off.
Just a little vent... Why is that so many left/socialist "things" (groups, media, podcasts etc) insist that the way to engage with them is "through our facebook group"? Not something here on the fediverse, not an RSS feed, not an email address... No, we need to engage through one of the worst examples of the capitalist world when all we want to do is to smash it. </vent>
@LydiaConwell Just a guess, but I reckon you'd reach getting-unfollowed-or-worse-blocked pretty quickly.
@koosli it's because he needed to stay warm. Bit hotter at Perth zoo.
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