Hungarian Feminine

If you're trying to learn Hungarian Feminine you will find out that Hungarian actually doesn't have a gender. So there is no masculine or feminine... But you still need to know how to deal with that fact. Below are some tips and examples. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Hungarian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Hungarian Gender

As we mentioned before, there is no Hungarian gender which is good news (compared to other languages).

While in English it is known that feminine refers to female qualities attributed specifically to women and girls or things considered feminine. The complement to feminine is masculine. In Hungarian, nouns are not masculine, feminine, they might be all considered "neutral".

Grammar Tips:
There are no genders in Hungarian, no feminine and no masculine. This applies to adjectives as well as nouns.


Here are some examples:

English GenderHungarian Gender
FeminineNőies
he is happy(ő) boldog (male)
she is happy(ő) boldog (female)
he is Americanő amerikai
she is Americanő amerikai
manférfi
woman
fatherapa
motheranya
brotherfiútestvér or fivér. Older brother: báty, younger brother: öcs
sisterlánytestvér. Older sister: nővér, younger sister: húg
unclenagybácsi
auntnagynéni
bullbika
cowtehén
boyfiú
girllány

As you can see from the example above, there is no structure of the Feminine in Hungarian.

Gender in Hungarian

Below are examples of some vocabulary words that you can try to memorize to help you boost your vocabulary.

English VocabularyHungarian Vocabulary
objectstárgyak
bathroomfürdőszoba
bedágy
bedroomhálószoba
ceilingmennyezet
chairszék
clothesruházat
coatkabát
cupcsésze
deskíróasztal
dressruha
flooremelet, if floor/story of a building, but if referring to the ground: padló
forkvilla
furniturebútor
glasspohár
hatkalap
houseház
inktinta
jacketdzseki
kitchenkonyha
knifekés
lamplámpa
letterlevél
maptérkép
newspaperújság
notebookjegyzetfüzet
pantsnadrág
paperpapír
pentoll
pencilceruza
pharmacygyógyszertár
picturekép
platetányér
refrigeratorhűtőszekrény
restaurantétterem
rooftető
roomszoba
rugszőnyeg
scissorsolló
shampoosampon
shirting
shoescipő
soapszappan
sockszokni
spoonkanál
tableasztal
toiletWC
toothbrushfogkefe
toothpastefogkrém
toweltörülköző
umbrellaesernyő
underwearfehérnemű
wallfal
walletpénztárca
windowablak
telephonetelefon

Feminine and Masculine are absent from Hungarian, therefore they don't need very special attention. Once you're done with Hungarian gender lesson, you might want to check the rest of our Hungarian lessons here: Learn Hungarian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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