Gender and Pronouns

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This is a list of all genders that appear in Genders.xml and their associated pronouns. Pronouns not associated with a specific gender are pulled from PronounSets.xml. A table is provided to understand what each row is used for in the context of language.

Plural Is actually multiple entities. (Pseudo-plural is not truely plural)
Person Term What one of this gender is referred to.
Immature Term What an immature/young person of this gender is called.
Formal Term What you politely call someone of this gender.
Offspring Term What the offspring of this gender are called.
Sibling Term What a sibling of this gender is referred to.
Parent Term What a parent of this gender is called.
Subjective "She went to Grit Gate."
Objective "You are water-bonded with him."
Possessive Adjective "Her Issachar rifle rusted."
Substantive Possessive "Kindrish is hers."
Reflexive "He can only blame himself for eating the Cloaca Surprise."
Pseudo-Plural "Sam needs to drink some water because they are dehydrated."
vs.
"Sam needs to drink some water because she is dehydrated."

Genders

Neuter

Default Pronouns: It/its

Plural no
Person term human
Immature Person term child
Formal Address term friend
Offspring term child
Sibling term sib
Parent term progenitor
Note: This gender uses the bare indicative, so these terms will never be called, preferring to refer to the object as "it" instead.

Neuter character of note: Euclid.pngEuclid

Neuter-exclusive creatures of note: Mimic.pngmimic, Pulsed field magnet.pngpulsed field magnet, Memory eater.pngmemory eater, Decarbonizer.pngdecarbonizer, Galgal.pnggalgal

Base gender for: Insects, Crabs, Fish, Spiders, Clams, Worms, Star Krakens, Urchins

Nonspecific

Default Pronouns: They/Them/Their

Plural no
Person term human
Immature Person term child
Formal Address term friend
Offspring term child
Sibling term sib
Parent term progenitor

Nonspecific characters of note: Neek.pngNeek, Shem-1.pngShem -1, Mayor haddas.pngMayor Haddas, Warden une.pngWarden Une, Rainwater shomer.pngRainwater Shomer

Male

Default pronouns: He/Him/His

Plural no
Person term man
Immature Person term boy
Formal Address term friend
Offspring term son
Sibling term brother
Parent term father

Male character of note: Saad amus the skybear.pngSaad Amus, the Sky-Bear

Male-exclusive creatures of note: Boar.pngboar, Apple farmer.pngapple farmer

Female

Default pronouns: She/Her

Plural no
Person term woman
Immature Person term girl
Formal Address term friend
Offspring term daughter
Sibling term sister
Parent term mother

Female character of note: Tillifergaewicz.pngTillifergaewicz

Female-exclusive creatures of note: Snailmother.pngsnailmother, Fire ant queen.pngfire ant queen, Miner mk i.pngminer Mk I Miner mk ii.pngII Miner mk iii.pngIII, Apple farmers daughter.pngapple farmer's daughter

Base gender for: Miners

Plural

Default Pronouns: Plural/They/Them/Their

Plural yes
Person term people
Immature Person term children
Formal Address term friends
Offspring term children
Sibling term sibs
Parent term progenitors

Plural-exclusive creatures of note: Prism perch.pngprism perch

Collective

Default Pronouns: Plural/They/Them/Their

Plural yes
Person term humans
Immature Person term children
Formal Address term friends
Offspring term children
Sibling term sibs
Parent term progenitors

Males

Default Pronouns: Plural/They/Them/Their

Plural yes
Person term men
Immature Person term boys
Formal Address term friends
Offspring term sons
Sibling term brothers
Parent term fathers

Females

Default Pronouns: Plural/They/Them/Their

Plural yes
Person term women
Immature Person term girls
Formal Address term friends
Offspring term daughters
Sibling term sisters
Parent term mothers

Females characters of note: Wardens esther.pngWardens Esther

Hindren Male

Default Pronouns: He/Him/His

Plural no
Person term man
Immature Person term faun
Formal Address term buck
Offspring term son
Sibling term brother
Parent term father

Hindren Male characters of note: Kesehind.pngKesehind, Angohind.pngAngohind

Hindren Female

Default Pronouns: She/Her

Plural no
Person term woman
Immature Person term faun
Formal Address term my doe
Offspring term daughter
Sibling term sister
Parent term mother

Hindren Female character of note: Agate severance star.pngAgate Severance Star

Hartind

Default pronouns: They/Them/Their

Plural no
Person term hartind
Immature Person term faun
Formal Address term hartind
Offspring term child
Sibling term sibling
Parent term parent

Hartind character of note: Lulihart.pngLulihart, hindren pariah

Elverson

Default pronouns: Ey/Em/Eir

Plural no
Person term person
Immature Person term child
Formal Address term friend
Offspring term child
Sibling term sibling
Parent term parent

Elverson character of note: Vivira.pngVivira

Base gender for: Mopango

Pronouns

It/Its

Subjective it
Objective it
Possessive Adjective its
Substantive Possessive its
Reflexive itself
Pseudo-plural no

They/Them/Their

Subjective they
Objective them
Possessive Adjective their
Substantive Possessive theirs
Reflexive themself
Pseudo-plural yes

Plural/They/Them/Their

Subjective they
Objective them
Possessive Adjective their
Substantive Possessive theirs
Reflexive themselves
Pseudo-plural no

He/Him/His

Subjective he
Objective him
Possessive Adjective his
Substantive Possessive his
Reflexive himself
Pseudo-plural no

Character of note that uses He/Him/His: Oboroqoru ape god.pngOboroqoru, Ape God

She/Her

Subjective she
Objective her
Possessive Adjective her
Substantive Possessive hers
Reflexive herself
Pseudo-plural no

Characters of note that use She/Her: Q girl.pngQ Girl, Yla haj.pngYla Haj

Ey/Em/Eir

Subjective ey
Objective em
Possessive Adjective eir
Substantive Possessive eirs
Reflexive emself
Pseudo-plural yes

Sie/Hir

Subjective sie
Objective hir
Possessive Adjective hir
Substantive Possessive hirs
Reflexive hirself
Pseudo-plural no

Xe/Xem/Xyr

Subjective xe
Objective xem
Possessive Adjective xyr
Substantive Possessive xyrs
Reflexive xemself
Pseudo-plural no

Characters of note that use Xe/Xem/Xyr: Earl asphodel.pngAsphodel, Earl of Omonporch, Sixshrew.pngSixshrew, Frondzie.pngFrondzie

Ze/Zir

Subjective ze
Objective zir
Possessive Adjective zir
Substantive Possessive zirs
Reflexive zirself
Pseudo-plural no

Trivia

  • There is an option in the code which allows newly animated objects (from Sprayabrain.pngSpray-a-Brain or a Nanoneuro animator.pngnano-neuro animator) to generate an entirely new neogender and neopronouns, but it is currently disabled.
  • Oboroqoru ape god.pngOboroqoru, Ape God uses He/Him pronouns, but has a unique gender not listed in Genders.xml:
Person Term god
Immature Person term godling
Formal Address term lord
Offspring term Son
Sibling term Brother
Parent term Father