Pashto Feminine

If you're trying to learn Pashto Feminine which is also called Pashtu, check our courses about genders: Feminine and Masculine... to help you with your Pashto 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 Pashto. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Pashto Feminine

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

Pashto 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 FemininePashto Feminine
Feminineṣ̌zeynh leghat - ښځينه لغات
he is happyheghh khewshhalh da - هغه خوشحاله دی
she is happyheghh ṣ̌zh khewshha lh dh - هغه ښځه خوشحا له ده
he is Americanheghh amerakaaa da - هغه امریکایی دی
she is Americanheghh ṣ̌zh amerakaaa dh - هغه ښځه امریکایی ده
mansṛy - سړي
womanṣ̌ch - ښڅه
fatherpelar - پلار
mothermewr - مور
brotherwerwer - ورور
sisterkhewr - خور
uncleterh - تره
auntterwer (khalh) - ترور (خاله)
bullghewyey - غويي
cowghewa - غوا
boyhelk - هلک
girlnejləi - نجلۍ

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Pashto.

List of Feminine in Pashto

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

English VocabularyPashto Vocabulary
objectsmef'ewelwenw - مفعولونو
bathroomteshenab - تشناب
bedkṭ - کټ
bedroomdekhewb khewnh - دخوب خونه
ceilingmesthh (chet) - مسطحه (چت)
chairchewkəi - چوکۍ
clothesjama - جامی
coatkewṭ - کوټ
cuppaalh - پیاله
deskdeftera maz - دفتری میز
dressṣ̌zanh jama - ښځینه جامی
floorghewley - غولي
forkkashewgh penjh - کاشوغ پنجه
furniturefernacher - فرنیچر
glassgalas - ګیلاس
hatkhewla - خولی
housekewr - کور
inkreng - رنګ
jacketjakṭ - جاکټ
kitchenashepzekhanh - اشپزخانه
knifechaṛh - چاړه
lampcheragh - چراغ
letterleyk - ليك
mapneqshh - نقشه
newspaperwerzepaṇ - ورځپاڼې
notebookdaadaṣ̌t ketabechh - دیاداښت کتابچه
pantspetlewn - پتلون
paperkaghez - کاغز
penqelm - قلم
pencilpensel - پنسل
pharmacydermeltewn - درملتون
pictureanezwer - انځور
platepesheqab - پشقاب
refrigeratoryekhechal - يخچال
restaurantrestewranet - رستورانت
roofchet - چت
roomkhewnh (ataq) - خونه (اطاق)
rugqalanh (ghala) - قالینه (غالی)
scissorsqeychey - قيچي
shampooshamepw - شامپو
shirtkemas - کمیس
shoesbewṭan - بوټان
soapsabewn - صابون
socksjeraba - جرابی
spoonqashewghh - قاشوغه
tablemaz (desterkhewan) - میز (دسترخوان)
toiletteshenab - تشناب
toothbrushdegha ṣ̌w bersh - دغا ښو برش
toothpastedegha ṣ̌w keram - دغا ښو کریم
towelzan pak - ځان پاک
umbrellachetrəi - چترۍ
underwearnaker - نیکر
walldawal - دیوال
walletbṭwh - بټوه
windowkṛkəi - كړكۍ
telephoneṭala fewn - ټیلی فون

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


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