Proto-Indo-European, Ancient Greek, Sanskrit, and Slavic languages have three genders. It’s French and German who are weirdos for losing morphologically-based gender. And gender just means KIND, it’s not sex. Gender in grammar is just another system of noun phrase concord.
Yep, natural sex doesn’t always correlate with grammatical sex, as previously stated. Although present in many languages, it’s a source of confusion for English natives when they attempt to learn other languages with genders.
That’s because with very few exceptions, gramatical gender and natural (or apparent) sex line up rather nicely.
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