Dual gender

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Dual gender is class of grammatical gender. In English, words belonging to this gender are marked for personal agency, but are not marked for being masculine or feminine. Consequently, they are gender neutral, though they cannot express the neuter gender.

The first person, second person, are both dual gender. Unisex names, i.e. personal names used regardless of sociological gender, are dual gender. Many job titles are also not marked for gender.

Class Examples
Personal names Alex, Danny, Kelly, Kerry, Leigh, etc.
Job titles doctor, police officer, etc
Pronouns I, one, oneself, our, ours, ourselves, me, my, mine, myself, us, we, you, your, yours, yourself, yourselves.

There is a technical difference between dual gender and common gender; dual gender is marked as having agency, but common gender covers both agential and non-agential nouns.