Feminine Gender



Grammar Index : 2



Feminine Gender : A noun that denotes FEMALE SEX is called Feminine Gender.


Masculine Gender : A noun that denotes MALE SEX is called Masculine Gender.


The nouns with their equivalent Masculine Gender terms and Feminine Gender terms are here.


Masculine Gender : Feminine Gender

  • Boy : Girl
  • Lion : Lioness
  • Bull : Cow
  • Cock : Hen
  • Man : Woman
  • Master : Mistress
  • Father : Mother
  • Son : Daughter
  • Gentleman : Lady
  • Earl : Countess
  • Husband : Wife
  • Lord : Lady
  • King : Queen
  • Brother : Sister
  • Bachelor : Maid/Spinster
  • Drone : Bee
  • Gander : Goose
  • Stag : Hind
  • Monk : Nun
  • Sir : Madam
  • Uncle : Aunty
  • Nephew : Niece
  • Wizard : Witch
  • Hart : Roe
  • Drake : Duck


    We can form the feminine gender by adding a syllable –ess.

    Masculine Gender : Feminine Gender

  • Lion : Lioness
  • Count : Countess
  • Giant : Giantess
  • Priest : Priestess
  • Prophet : Prophetess
  • Poet : Poetess
  • Patriot : Patroness
  • Host : Hostess
  • Shepherd : Shepherdess
  • Steward : Stewardess
  • Author : Authoress
  • Manager : Manageress
  • Heir : Heiress
  • Jew : Jewess
  • Baron : Baroness
  • Peer : Peeress


    We can form the feminine gender by adding a syllable –ess after dropping the ending vowel.

    Masculine Gender : Feminine Gender

  • Negro : Negress
  • Abbot : Abbess
  • Emperor : Empress
  • Founder : Foundress
  • Hunter : Huntress
  • Tempter : Temptress
  • Master : Mistress
  • Actor : Actress
  • Benefactors : Benefactress
  • Instructor : Instructress
  • Conductor : Conductress
  • Lion : Lioness
  • Tiger : Tigress
  • Duck : Duchess
  • Enchanter : Enchantress
  • Songster : Songstress


    We can form the feminine gender by adding either suffix or prefix.

    Masculine Gender : Feminine Gender

  • Man-Servant : Maid-Servant
  • He-Goat : She-Goat
  • Cock-Sparrow : Hen-Sparrow
  • Bull-Calf : Cow-Calf
  • Grand-Father : Grant-Mother
  • Land-Lord : Land-Lady
  • Milk-Man : Milk-Maid
  • Pea-Cock : Pea-Hen

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