Arabic Feminine

If you're trying to learn Arabic Feminine you will find some useful resources including a course about genders: Feminine and Masculine... to help you with your Arabic grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Arabic. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Arabic Feminine

Learning the Arabic Feminine is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Arabic language. But first we need to know what the role of Feminine is in the structure of the grammar in Arabic.

Arabic feminine refers to female qualities attributed specifically to women and girls or things considered feminine. The complement to feminine is masculine. Here are some examples:

English FeminineArabic Feminine
Feminineانْثَوِيَّة - anthaweeeah
he is happyانَّه سَعِيْد - anah sa'eeed
she is happyانَهَا سَعِيْدَة - anahaa sa'eeedah
he is Americanانَّه امْرِيَكَى الْجِنْسِيَّة - anah amreeeakaa aljenseeeah
she is Americanانَهَا امْرِيكِيّة الْجِنْسِيَّة - anahaa amreeekeeeh aljenseeeah
manرَجُل - rajol
womanامْرَأَة - amraaah
fatherأَب - aab
motherأَم - aam
brotherأُخْت - aokht
sisterأُخْت - aokht
uncleعَم - 'am
auntعِمَّة - 'emah
bullثَوْر - thawr
cowبَقَرَة - baqarah
boyوُلِد - woled
girlبِنْت - bent

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Arabic.

List of Feminine in Arabic

Below is a list of objects, can you determine whether they're feminine, masculine or plural in Arabic? Memorizing this table will also help you add very useful and important words to your Arabic vocabulary.

English VocabularyArabic Vocabulary
objectsالْأَجْسَام - alaajsaam
bathroomحَمَام - hamaam
bedسَرِيْر - sareeer
bedroomغُرْفَة نَوْم - ghorfah nawm
ceilingسَقْف - saqf
chairكُرْسِي - korseee
clothesمَلَابِس - malaabes
coatمِعْطَف - me'taf
cupكَوْب - kawb
deskمَكْتَب - maktab
dressثَوْب - thawb
floorطَابَق - taabaq
forkشَوْكَة - shawkah
furnitureأَثَاث - aathaath
glassزُجَاج - zojaaj
hatقُبَّعَة - qoba'ah
houseمُنَزَّل - monazal
inkحِبْر - hebr
jacketسُتْرَة - sotrah
kitchenمَطْبَخ - matbakh
knifeسِكِّيْن - sekeeen
lampمِصْبَاح - mesbaah
letterرِسَالَة - resaalah
mapخَرِيْطَة - khareeetah
newspaperصَحِيْفَة - saheeefah
notebookمُفَكِّرَة - mofakerah
pantsبَنْطَلُون - bantalown
paperوَرَقَة - waraqah
penقَلْم - qalm
pencilقَلْم رَصَاص - qalm rasaas
pharmacyصَيْدَلِيَّة - saeedaleeeah
pictureصُوْرَة - sowrah
plateطَبَق - tabaq
refrigeratorثُلَّاجة - tholaajh
restaurantمُطْعِم - mot'em
roofسَطْح - sath
roomغُرْفَة - ghorfah
rugسَجَّادَة - sajaadah
scissorsمِقَص - meqas
shampooشَامَبُو - shaamabow
shirtقَمِيْص - qameees
shoesحِذَاء - hethaa'
soapصَابُوْن - saabown
socksجَوْرَب - jawrab
spoonمِلْعَقَة - mel'aqah
tableطَاوِلَة - taawelah
toiletمِرْحَاض - merhaath
toothbrushفِرْشَاة أَسْنَان - fershaah aasnaan
toothpasteمَعْجُوْن أَسْنَان - ma'jown aasnaan
towelمِنْشَفَة - menshafah
umbrellaمِظَلَّة - methalah
underwearالمَلَابِس الْدَّاخِلِيَّة - almalaabes aldaakheleeeah
wallحَائِط - haa'et
walletمِحْفَظَة - mehfathah
windowنَافِذَة - naafethah
telephoneهَاتِف - haatef

Feminine and Masculine have a very important role in Arabic. Once you're done with Arabic Feminine, you might want to check the rest of our Arabic lessons here: Learn Arabic. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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