GENDER IN LANGUAGE PROJECT


ENGLISH NEOPRONOUNS


by ZAPHIEL KIRIKO MlLLER, COOPER BEDIN & BEN PAPADOPOULOS

Neopronouns are pronouns that are not recognized by prescriptive grammars. Most of them do not come from the extant prescriptive inventory of English, meaning that they are innovative, or invented. Neopronouns are intended to express a wide range of specific or nonspecific nonbinary gender identities, and possibly also gender-neutrality. English has a large number of attested neopronouns. New classes are attested every day. For that reason, while we consider this resource to be representative, it does not have the goal of being comprehensive. You may use the widget below to see the related grammatical forms of any neopronoun class you're interested in by using the dropdown menu. Classes are listed with a slash separating their nominative and accusative forms.



The table below lists additional classes of attested neopronouns and their five related forms:

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Miller, Z. K., Bedin, C., & Papadopoulos, B. (2022). English neopronouns. Gender in Language Project. www.genderinlanguage.com/english/neopronouns


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