How do you write gender symbols?
Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 11 for male symbol, and for the female sign press 12. Copy and paste the gender symbols or use unicode numbers as well.
How do you make the male symbol in Word?
The male symbol ♂ is the astrological symbol for Mars and the female symbol ♀ is the astrological symbol for Venus. To insert ♂/♀ in Microsoft word (PC version), use the “Insert/Symbol...” funtion on the menu. A window displays special symbols and characters will open. Ironically, don’t select the font “Symbol”.
How many genders are there?
The four genders are masculine, feminine, neuter and common. There are four different types of genders that apply to living and nonliving objects. Masculine gender: It is used to denote a male subtype.
Where did the male and female symbols come from?
The male and female symbols are believed to have come from Greek names of planets Mars and Venus. They arose as a shorthand for metals associated with the heavenly bodies and were later used by botanist Linnaeus to denote the genders.