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The Hungarian has no grammatical gender. Names applying to male persons are masculine, and those of females feminine.

To names or titles of male persons the ending -né is affixed to denote the wife of that person: as, Deákné, the wife of Deák; szinészné, the wife of an actor. But if she herself were an actress it would be szinész ( = actor or actress). In such cases often the word ( = woman) is joined to it, to denote that the person spoken of is a woman; e.g., szinésznő, an actress.

The gender of animals is expressed by putting him ( = male), or nőstény = (female), before the respective name; as—

him farkas, a he-wolf.
nőstény farkas, a she-wolf.

But these apply of course, only to animals.