Types Of Gender
The nouns brother,gentleman and bull refer to males. Nouns which refer to male persons and animals said to be of the masculine gender.
The nouns sister, lady, and cow refer to females. Nouns which refer to female persons and animals are said to be of the feminine gender.
The nouns pen,chair and phone are the names of the things without life. They can be neither males nor females. Nouns referring to things without life are said to be of the neuter gender.
The words child,teacher and engineer may be used both males and females.Such nouns are said to be of the common gender.
Some feminine nouns are formed by adding-ess to the masculine names, example: lion-lioness
List of masculin and feminine nouns:-