Hausa Feminine

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


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Hausa Feminine

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

Hausa 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 FeminineHausa Feminine
Femininetamacen
he is happyya kuwa yarda
she is happyta kuma yarda
he is Americanya amirka
she is Americanta na Amurka
manya
womanmatar
fathermahaifinsa
mother
brothermahaifiya
sisterya
unclekawu
auntgwaggon
bullbijimi
cowsanayan
boyyaro
girlyarinya

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Hausa.

List of Feminine in Hausa

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

English VocabularyHausa Vocabulary
objectsnufinsa
bathroomgidan wanka
bedkambed
bedroomɗakin
ceilingsilin
chairkujera
clothestufafi
coatkwatn
cupƙoƙon
deskteburi
dressrob
floorhawa
forkfarkafarkar
furniturekowane abu
glassgilasin
hatshafon
housegidan
inktaddawan
jacketjakitn
kitchenkican
knifewuƙa
lampfatilan
letterwasiƙa
maptaswiran
newspaperjaridar
notebookkaye
pantswandon
papertakarda
penalƙalamin
pencilfensir
pharmacyfarmasi
picturehoton
platefarantin
refrigeratorfirijan
restauranthotel
roofrufin
roomɗaki
rugtabarmar
scissorsalmakashin
shampooshamfun
shirtkuptan
shoestakalma
soapsabulu
sockssafasar
spoonkuyafa
tabletebur
toiletmakewayin
toothbrushasawaki
toothpastemakilin
towelsarbeti
umbrellauwa
underwearkalison
wallfenti
walletalabai
windowtaga
telephonewaya

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


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