I just realised, my first language doesn't have these. When we refer to a person (s). We use words that aren't sex specific.
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It's very interesting for me because I study linguistics but it's certainly not weird. There are many languages like that. My girlfriend's native language is Korean and in Korean, it's similar. Strictly speaking, there is a personal pronoun for "he" and "she" but in every day life, it's hardly ever used. Either, you would just say "that person", or more commonly, you would talk about a person by using their title (very important) and name.
There are also languages such as classical Latin where the personal pronoun is built into the conjugation of the verb. For example you could say a sentence such as "Magnam et pulchram silvam vidi" ("he/she sees a big and pretty forest"). Here you don't need to mention any personal pronoun because the form "vidi" of the verb "videre" (to see) already indicates that it's 3rd person singular. Thus, a personal pronoun only becomes necessary if you want to clearly specify who you're talking about.1