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Gender

Gender

In any language, gender plays an important role. Basically, gender demotes the sex of the individual/person and of the place or the thing we are talking about.

Types of Gender

There are four types of genders in English:

  • Masculine Gender
  • Feminine Gender
  • Common Gender
  • Neuter Gender

Masculine Gender

A noun that indicates or describes male sex is called masculine gender.

Example: boy, bull, dog, peacock, lion, tiger, king, man, sir, etc.

Gender

Feminine Gender

A noun that indicates or describes female sex is called feminine gender.

Example: girl, , queen, miss, ma’am, lioness, tigress, mare, woman, empress, etc.

Common Gender

A noun that indicates or describes either male or female sex is called a common gender.

Example: doctor, teacher, engineer, friend, student, servant, cousin, etc.

Neuter Gender

A noun that indicates or describes neither male nor female sex is called a neuter gender.

Example: pen, pencil, silver, gold, tree, house, door, table, chair, cupboard, etc.

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