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#1 KimYoonmi

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 07:38 PM

I know this is a super long shot, but I asked... and am not sure.

The person speaking is male, older, but lower ranking than the female character.

The person being spoken to is higher ranking, female.

Sanskrit, I know is gendered.

Kushan is the country/empire.

I know it's Kushana generically, but if referring to a girl, does it become Kushani?

But I know female in sanskrit is i (So Kushani).

If the male character calls the female character a "Kushan_a/i_ bitch" which one is correct. (He does mean total disrespect.)

Does that a/i modify the bitch, thus feminizing it, the Kushan or refer to the character? I know languages that go all three ways with gendering language.

I asked someone Indian, but they said they didn't know Sanskrit and Sanskrit has more genders than Hindi does, making it extra tricky.


East Asian, so surname first, given name second.





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