Gender, Diminutives, Animal Sounds

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Gender

Nouns can be classified into different genders, eg:

Masculine – boy, king, male, brother, father
Feminine – girl, queen, female, sister, mother
Neutral – chair, desk, engine, car
Common – poet, baby, beggar, player, swimmer, scientist, programmer, secretary, orphan, lawyer, politician, passenger, judge, attorney, author, etc

However, there are some common or neutral nouns that are referred to in the Masculine or Feminine form:

The Titanic sailed on her maiden voyage.
Hurricane Katrina destroyed everything in her path.
The wind has shown us his destructive power once again.

Masculine Feminine Gender neutral
man woman person
father mother parent
boy girl child
uncle aunt
husband wife spouse
actor actress
prince princess
waiter waitress server
rooster hen chicken
stallion mare horse

Diminutives

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Adult Young
bear
bird
bull
butterfly
dog
horse
fish
goat
adult
kangaroo
lion
pig
owl
sheep
stallion
mare
swan
trout
turkey
whale
cub
fledgeling, nestling
calf
caterpillar
puppy
foal
fry
kid
child
joey
cub
piglet
owlet
lamb
colt
filly
cygnet
fry
poult
calf

Animal Sounds

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Animal Sound
apes
bears
bees
beetles
birds
cats
deer
dogs
elephants
eagles
goats
hens
horses
lions
mice
monkeys
owls
pigs
parrots
rabbits
seagulls
sheep
snakes
turkey
wolves
gibber
growl
buzz, hum
drone
sing, chirp
purr, meow
bell
bark, growl, snarl
trumpet
scream
bleat
cluck, cackle
neigh, whinny
roar
squeak
chatter
hoot, screech, cur
grunt, squeal
talk, chatter, screech
squeal
scream
bleat
hiss
gobble
howl