English Grammar Gender Introduction

The term Gender is derived from a Latin word genus (meaning kind or sort). It tells us about the sex of the noun.

Noun can be categorized into Male and Female.

A noun referring to Male counterpart is called masculine gender.

A noun referring to Female counterpart is called feminine gender.

For most of the Nouns we have distinction of Male and Female. For example, Human Beings have two genders- Boy, Man, Gents for Male and Girl, Woman, Ladies for Female.

This type of distinction is valid for most of the animals on earth.

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