Javanese Feminine

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


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Javanese Feminine

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

Javanese 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 FeminineJavanese Feminine
Feminine
he is happydheweke seneng
she is happydheweke seneng
he is Americandheweke wong amerika
she is Americandheweke wong amerika
manwong lanang
womanwong wadon
fatherbapak
motheribu
brothersedulur lanang
sistersedulur wadon
unclepaman
auntbibi
bullbantheng
cowsapi
boyanak lanang
girlanak wadon

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Javanese.

List of Feminine in Javanese

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

English VocabularyJavanese Vocabulary
objectsobyek
bathroomkamar mandi
bedranjang
bedroomkamar turu
ceilingpiyan
chairkursi
clothesklambi
coatjas
cupcangkir
deskmeja
dressrok
floorjubin
forkporok
furnitureperabotan omah
glassgelas/kaca
hattopi
houseomah
inktinta
jacketjaket
kitchenpawon
knifepiso
lamplampu
lettersurat
mappeta
newspaperkoran
notebooklaptop
pantskathok dowo
paperkertas
penpolpen
pencilpothelot
pharmacyapotek
picturegambar
platepiring
refrigeratorkulkas
restaurantrestoran
roofpiyan
roomruangan
rugkarpet
scissorsgunting
shampoosampo
shirtkaos
shoessepatu
soapsabun
sockskaos kaki
spooncendhok
tablemeja
toiletwc
toothbrushsikat untu
toothpasteodol
towelandhuk
umbrellapayung
underwearklambi njero
walltembok
walletdompet
windowjendela
telephonetelepon

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


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