What is she or he?

The words 'she' and 'he' are personal pronouns.

A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person or thing.

All of the personal pronouns are: I, you, we, he, she, it, me, us, him, her, they, them.

The pronoun 'she' is a third person pronoun which takes the place of a noun (name) for a female spoken about.

The pronoun 'she' takes the place of a singular noun.

The pronoun 'she' functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause.

The pronoun 'he' is a third person pronoun which takes the place of a noun (name) for a male spoken about.

The pronoun 'he' takes the place of a singular noun.

The pronoun 'he' functions as the subject of a sentence or a clause.

Examples:

My mom made the pie. She loves to bake. (the pronoun 'she' takes the place of the noun 'mom' as the subject of the second sentence)

When George got to 19th Street, he got off the train. (the pronoun 'he' takes the place of the noun 'George' as the subject of the second part of the compound sentence)