If you're trying to learn Malay Feminine you will find out that Malay 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 Malay. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!
As we mentioned before, there is no Malay 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 Malay, nouns are not masculine, feminine, they might be all considered "neutral".
Here are some examples:
|English Gender||Malay Gender|
|he is happy||dia gembira|
|she is happy||dia gembira|
|he is American||dia orang Amerika|
|she is American||dia orang Amerika|
As you can see from the example above, there is no structure of the Feminine in Malay.
Gender in Malay
Below are examples of some vocabulary words that you can try to memorize to help you boost your vocabulary.
|English Vocabulary||Malay Vocabulary|
Feminine and Masculine are absent from Malay, therefore they don't need very special attention. Once you're done with Malay gender lesson, you might want to check the rest of our Malay lessons here: Learn Malay. Don't forget to bookmark this page.