Flemish Feminine

If you're trying to learn Flemish Feminine you will find some useful resources including a course about genders: Feminine and Masculine... to help you with your Flemish 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 Flemish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Flemish Feminine

Learning the Flemish 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 Flemish language. But first we need to know what the role of Feminine is in the structure of the grammar in Flemish.

Flemish 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 FeminineFlemish Feminine
Femininevrouwelijk
he is happyhij is gelukkig
she is happyzij/ze is gelukkig
he is Americanhij is een Amerikaan
she is Americanzij/ze is een Amerikaanse
manman
womanvrouw
fathervader
mothermoeder
brotherbroer
sisterzus
unclenonkel
aunttante
bullstier
cowkoe
boyjongen
girlmeisje

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Flemish.

List of Feminine in Flemish

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

English VocabularyFlemish Vocabulary
objectsdingen
bathroombadkamer
bedbed
bedroomslaapkamer
ceilingplafond
chairstoel
clotheskleren
coatjas
cupkop[je]/tas
deskbureau
dresskleed
floorvloer
forkvork
furnituremeubels/meubelen [differing plurals]
glassglas
hathoed
househuis
inkinkt
jacketjas/jasje [last for women's jackets]
kitchenkeuken
knifemes
lamplamp
letterbrief
mapkaart
newspaperkrant
notebooknotaboekje
pantsbroek
paperpapier
penpen/bic [coll]
pencilpotlood
pharmacyapotheker/apotheek
picturephoto
platebord
refrigeratorijskast/koelkast
restaurantrestaurant
roofdak
roomkamer
rugtapijt
scissorsschaar
shampooshampoo
shirthemd
shoesschoenen
soapzeep
sockskousen/sokken
spoonlepel
tabletafel
toilettoilet
toothbrushtandenborstel
toothpastetandpasta
towelhanddoek
umbrellaparaplu
underwearondergoed
wallmuur
walletportefeuille
windowraam
telephonetelefoon

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


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