Gender is related to sex. Nature makes creation. But in certain cases there are some differences. These differences are called gender.

For example, nature makes human beings but according to differences of structure they are male or female.

Naturally genders are classified into four groups. These are –

Masculine gender

Feminine gender

Common gender

Neuter gender

Masculine gender

A noun which is related to a male object is called a masculine gender. There are certain rules of making masculine gender; as, man, horse, tiger, lion, brother, uncle, host, hero, king, father, etc.

For example:

1. A man has manly qualities.

2. Horse is an ancient item of transportation.

3. Tiger is our national animal.

4. Lion lives in the forest.

5. I have brothers.

6. My uncle is ill.

7. A host is always ready to please the guest.

8. Boys like to talk.

9. To serve a bull is good to me.

10. Always remain a king in your heart.

11. There are so many bucks in the zoo.

12. Son is such enemy to which no person can defend.

13. A good husband is bliss of God.

14. A lad can do so many things.

15. David Daniel was our landlord.

16. Najrul was a poet.

17 Prince lives in the bungalow.

18. The duke has a good wife. 
19. There is a priest in this temple.

20. Gabriel Oak was a shepherd.

Feminine gender

A noun through which we identify a female object is called a feminine gender; as, woman, mare, tigress, lioness, heroine, sister, aunt, hostess, mother, etc.

For example:

1. A woman should always be respected.

2. A mare is a female horse.

3. A Tigress loves her cubs.

4. I have many sisters.

5. I have three aunts.

6. My mother is a good hostess.

7. I lost my grandmother.

8. Sita is the pride of womankind.

9. She bore a female child.

10. Mala is the governess of public sector.

11. I like to be a priestess.

12. Princess likes to hear fairy tales.

13. I am the heiress of our family.

14. Laxmi is a Hindu goddess.

15. Nancy was a mistress of her house.

16. Madam Jaya is a kind lady.

17. I have a niece.

18. Truth adds a grace in a woman’s beauty.

19. Always honour a lady.

20. I love my mother too much.

Common gender

A noun which is used for common purpose (i.e., either the masculine or the feminine) is called common gender; as, child or baby, singer, teacher, student, orphan, monarch, deer, sheep, calf, neighbour, etc., these all are used for both male and female.

For example:

1. The teacher teaches the class.

2. There is a child in my house.

3. Her baby is very cute.

4. Brad wants to be a singer.

5. I was a student.

6. People respect a good person.

Neuter gender

A noun which is used for an inanimate object (i.e., things without life) is a neuter gender. Neuter means neither, i.e., neither male nor female; as, wood, bench, paper, sand, home, tree, pen, stone, etc.,

For example:

1. A class has so many benches.

2. I need a paper.

3. Sand needs to make a house.

4. Home is a very peaceful place.

5. Though `tree’ is not lifeless, yet it is neuter gender.

6. The army is here neuter gender. It is collective noun. It shows here strength.

7. Little animals are used as neuter gender, example mouse.

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