Terminology

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Terminology is:

"special words or expressions used in relation to a particular subject or activity" (Cambridge Dictionary)[1]

Terminology on this wiki specifically relates to LGBTQIA+ and queer subjects. This article aims to expand on common terminology, differences, similarities, etc. A full list can be found in its respective category.

Common Gender Types

Individual

(noun)

Multiple

Individuals

(noun plural)

State

(noun)

Giaspec

(adjective)

Quality

(adjective)

Gender in Nature

(adjective)

Gender

(adjective)

Man / Boy (young man) Men Manhood / Masculinity Miaspec Masculine Mingender Male
Woman / Girl (young woman) Women Womanhood / Femininity Fiaspec Feminine Fingender Female
Enby[2] Enby/Enbies Enbyhood Nonbiaspec

/ Enbyspec

Non-Binary Nonbingender Non-Binary
Agenrinity Agiaspec Agenrine Agingender Agender / Genderless
Neutrality Niaspec Neutral Ningender Gender Neutral
Linginity Liaspec Androgynous Lingender Androgyne
Aporan/Aporal Aporinity Aiaspec Aporine Aingender Aporagender
Omninity Oiaspec Omnine Omingender Omnigender
Outherinity Ouiaspec Outherine Ouingender Outheric/Outher-aligned
Xenan / Xip (young xenan)[3] Xenen[3] Xiaty Xiaspec Xenine Xingender Xenogender / Xenic

Examples:

  • A man's gender is under the male spectrum (miaspec) and relates to their manhood. This male gender is associated with a masculine gender quality, and is masculine in nature (mingender).
  • A xenic individual's gender is under the xenogender spectrum (xiaspec) and relates to their xiaty. This xenogender is associated with a xenine gender quality, and is xenine in nature (xingender).

Resources

  1. "terminology". Cambridge Dictionary, https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/terminology. Accessed on 11 Mar, 2023.
  2. "enby". Dictionary.com, 16 Jan, 2019, https://www.dictionary.com/e/gender-sexuality/enby/.
  3. 3.0 3.1 pinkfruitgender. "term coining: xip/xenan/xenen". Tumblr, Coining assistance by Ezgender, 16 Sep, 2021, https://www.tumblr.com/pinkfruitgender/662425603746791424/term-coining-xipxenanxenen.