How do  languages other than English deal with gender-neutral pronouns?

The Swedish gender neutral pronoun hen has a lot of controversy around it, as divergent responses here on Quora show:

So: not necessarily as well as you might think. In fact, English they/them has an advantage over many languages’ attempts at gender-neutral pronouns: there’s linguistic precedent for it (though it was as a non-specific, rather than as a primarily gender-neutral pronoun)

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