List of Masculine and Feminine Gender PDF – Definition, rules and Infographics

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender PDF!

What is gender in simple words?

‘Gender’ is a Latin word derived from ‘genus’ which means kind or sort. On the basis of gender, the noun is classified into four classes.

What is common and neuter gender?

A common Gender

A noun that is used for both a male or a female is called common gender. I.e. person, doctor, friend, child, fish, etc.

examples of common gender

Cousin

Parents

Cook

Pupil

Student

Teacher

Clerk

Child

Baby

Friend

Neuter Gender

A noun that is used for a non-living thing is called Neuter Gender. I.e. pen, book, table, apple, watch, etc.

Examples of neuter gender

Paper

Fan

Apple

Table

Watch

Mirror

Knife

Chair

Book

Radio

Computer

Shoes

How do you change gender from masculine to feminine?

Rules to make masculine and feminine

Some masculine noun can be changed to feminine by adding “ess” at the end.

Masculine                                                                                  Feminine

Prince                                                                                            princess

Heir                                                                                                heiress

Host                                                                                               hostess

Giant                                                                                              giantess

Poet                                                                                               poetess

Lion                                                                                                lioness

Rule No.2.

Some masculine nouns are changed into feminine nouns by removing their last or second last vowel and adding “ess” at the end.

Masculine                                                                             Feminine

Actor                                                                                              actress

Tiger                                                                                               tigress

Negro                                                                                            negress

Hunter                                                                                           huntress

Rule No.3.

Sometimes, a slight alteration at the beginning or end of a word can change a masculine into a feminine.

Masculine                                                                            Feminine

Bridegroom                                                                                 bride

Widower                                                                                      widow

Masculine                                                                                   Feminine

Grandfather                                                                                grandmother

Landlord                                                                                       landlady

Son-in-law                                                                                   daughter-in-law

Peacock                                                                                        peahen

He-got                                                                                           she-goat

Father-in-law                                                                              mother-in-law

Male                                                                                              female

Man-servant                                                                               maid-servant

Man                                                                                               woman

Following nouns have no rule for changing their gender.

Masculine                                                                              Feminine

Boy                                                                                                 girl

Bull                                                                                                 cow

Uncle                                                                                             aunt

Fox                                                                                                  vixen

Cock                                                                                               hen

Son                                                                                                 daughter

He                                                                                                   she

Drone                                                                                            bee

Ox                                                                                                   cow

Brother                                                                                         sister

King                                                                                                queen

Horse                                                                                             mare

Father                                                                                            mother

Buck                                                                                               deer

Sir                                                                                                   madam

Husband                                                                                       wife

Dog                                                                                                 bitch

Nephew                                                                                       Niece

What are Masculine and Feminine?

The gender of a noun indicates the sex or the absence of it. Masculine are male and feminine are female in English. Masculine and feminine in English is a concept to differentiating females from male in respect of gender. Below are some very common masculine and feminine words list with infographics and PDF.

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender

Below is the list of masculine and feminine gender in English:

Masculine Feminine
Nephew Niece
Signor Signora
Czar Czarina
Host Hostess
Bull Calf
Dad Mum
Actor Actress
Husband Wife
Hart Roe
Traitor Traitress
Prince Princess
Jew Jewess
Shepherd Shepherdess
Bull Cow
Benefactor Benefactress
Murderer Murderess
Husband Wife
God Goddess
Earl Countess
Patron Patroness
Gentleman Lady
Emperor Empress
Count Countess

Masculine and Feminine Gender – Infographic

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender

Masculine Feminine
Cock Sparrow
Gander Goose
Abbot Abbess
Hero Heroine
Czar Czarina
Waiter Waitress
Giant Giantess
Shepherd Shepherdess
Author Authoress
Monk Nun
Brother Sister
Lord Lady
Milkman Milkmaid
Land-lord Land-lady
Grand-father Grand-mother
Brother Sister
Negro Negress
Grandfather Grandmother
Conductor Conductress
King Queen
Uncle Aunt
Host Hostess
Bachelor Spinster
Prophet Prophetess
Cock Hen
Heir Heiress
Hero Heroine
Uncle Aunt
Baron Baroness
Bridegroom Bride
Poet Poetess
Abbot Abbess
Sir Madam
Wizard Witch
Duke Duchess
Father Mother
Count Countess
Tiger Tigress
Count Countess
Bull-calf Cow-calf
Father Mother

Masculine and Feminine Gender – Infographic

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender

Masculine Feminine
Master Mistress
Lion Lioness
Priest Priestess
Cock-sparrow Hen-sparrow
Tempter Temptress
He-goat She-goat
Stag Hind
Hunter Huntress
Policeman Policewoman
Boy Girl
Cock Hen
Father Mother
Instructor Instructress
Conductor Conductress
Mayor Mayoress
Manager Manageress
Manservant Maidservant
Traitor Traitress
Man-servant Maid-servant
Milkman Milkmaid
Steward Stewardess
Peacock Peahen
Sultan Sultana
Benefactor Benefactress
Hero Heroine
Songster Songstress
Monk Nun
Enchanter Enchantress
Heir Heiress
King Queen
Duke Duchess
Lion Lioness
Tiger Tigress
Master Mistress
Daddy Mummy
Gentleman Lady
Drake Duck
Tempter Temptress
Drake Duck
Gander Goose
Hunter Huntress
Son Daughter
Peer Peeress
Actor Actress
Signor Signora
Lord Lady
Peacock Peahen
Viscount Viscountess

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender – Infographic

List of Masculine and Feminine

Masculine Feminine
Son Daughter
Founder Foundress
Songster Songstress
Viscount Viscountess
Man Woman
Peer Peeress
Emperor Empress
Baron Baroness
Host Hostess
Drone Bee
Dog Bitch
Patron Patroness
Nephew Niece
Enchanter Enchantress
Duke Duchess
Sultan Sultana
Steward Stewardess
Czar Czarina
Man Woman
Stag Hind
He Goat
Poet Poetess
Landlord Landlady
Sir Madam
Giant Giantess
Master Mistress
Nephew Niece
Wizard Witch
Hart Roe
Drone Bee
Heir Heiress
Author Authoress
Prophet Prophetess
Bull Cow
Priest Priestess
Husband Wife
Bachelor Maid / Spinster

Masculine and Feminine Gender – Infographics

List of Masculine and Feminine Gender Masculine and Feminine Gender Masculine and Feminine

 

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