Icelandic Feminine

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


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Icelandic Feminine

Learning the Icelandic Feminine displayed below is vital to the language. Icelandic 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 FeminineIcelandic Feminine
Femininekvenkyns
he is happyHann er hamingjusamur
she is happyhún er hamingjusöm
he is AmericanHann er bandarískur
she is Americanhún er bandarísk
manmaður
womankona
fatherFaðir
motherMóðir
brotherbróðir
sisterSystir
uncleFrændi
auntfrænka
bullnaut
cowkýr
boystrákur
girlstelpa

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Icelandic.

List of Feminine in Icelandic

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

English VocabularyIcelandic Vocabulary
objectsHlutir
bathroomBaðherbergi
bedrúm
bedroomsvefnherbergi
ceilingloft
chairstóll
clothesföt
coatfrakki
cupbolli
deskskrifborð
dresskjóll
floorgólf
forkgaffall
furniturehúsgögn
glassglas
hathattur
househús
inkblek
jacketjakki
kitchenEldhús
knifehnífur
lamplampi
letterbréf
mapkort
newspaperDagblað
notebookminnisbók
pantsbuxur
paperpappír
penpenni
pencilblýantur
pharmacyApótek
picturemynd
platediskur
refrigeratorísskápur
restaurantveitingahús
roofþak
roomHerbergi
ruggólfmotta
scissorsskæri
shampoosjampó
shirtskyrta
shoesskór
soapsápa
sockssokkar
spoonskeið
tableborð
toiletsalerni
toothbrushtannbursti
toothpastetannkrem
towelhandklæði
umbrellaregnhlíf
underwearnærföt
wallveggur
walletveski
windowgluggi
telephoneSími

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


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