There is no neuter (gender-neutral) form of the noun alumnus/a, only masculine and feminine forms. "Alumnus" is an individual male graduate and "alumna" is an individual female graduate. A group of male graduates are "alumni," and a group of female graduates are "alumnae."What is the male version of alumni?
‘Alumnus’ For an individual graduate, an alumnus is a single male, an alumna is a single female, and an alum is the gender neutral term. For the plurals, alumni refers to multiple male or gender neutral graduates, alumnae is for multiple female grads, and alums is the gender neutral plural. What is the female version of alumni?Is alumni singular or plural?
Alumni is a plural noun referring either to a group male graduates or to a group of both male and female graduates.What do you call a group of female graduates?
An alumna is one female graduate. And for a group of female graduates, you can use the plural alumnae. That’s a lot of forms, not to mention a pretty complicated gender breakdown. Alumni: Graduates or former students of a particular educational institution; former members, employees, contributors, or the like.