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Learning Gender Nouns.

In English, grammatical gender is a system of noun classification. A common gender classification includes masculine and feminine categories. Masculinenouns are words for men, boys and male animals. Feminine nouns are words for women, girls and female animals.

In this English lesson today we have listed some common gender classification terms that are used by people in general.

Masculine       Feminine

Actor                 Actress    (Actor and Actress are performers)

Bachelor           Bachelorette/Spinster    ( Unmarried people

Bridegroom       Bride    (People who are getting married)

God                   Goddess    (Super powers that we worship)

Nephew             Niece    (Your sibling’s children)

Poet                   Poetess    (The writers who write poetry)

Wizard               Witch    ( The evil people with evil magical powers)

Waiter                Waitress    (The people who serve us at a restaurant)

Hero                   Heroine    (People who act in films, TV soaps and theatre)

Servant               Maid    (Our domestic help)

Below are some common gender nouns – the same term used for both genders.

  • Baby / Child /Infant
  • Friend
  • Guest
  • Passenger
  • Relative
  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Guardian
  • Cousin

 

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