Samoan Feminine

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


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Samoan Feminine

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

Samoan 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 FeminineSamoan Feminine
Feminine
he is happyUa fiafia le tama
she is happyUa fiafia le teine
he is AmericanO ia o le tama mai Amerika
she is AmericanO ia o le teine Amerika
mantamaloa
womanfafine
fathertama
mothertina
brothertuagane
sistertuafafine
uncleuso o le tama/tuagane o le tina
auntuso o le tina/tuafafine o le tama
bullpovi po'a
cowpovi
boytama
girlteine

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Samoan.

List of Feminine in Samoan

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

English VocabularySamoan Vocabulary
objects
bathroomfale ta'ele
bedmoega
bedroompotumoe
ceilingfa'alo
chairnofoa
clotheslavalava
coatofu talaloa
cupipu
deskkesi/laulau
dressofu
floorfoloa o le fale
forktui
furnituremeafale
glasstioata
hatpulou
housefale ta'ele
inkvaitusi
jacketofu tele I tua
kitchenumukuka
knifenaifi
lampmoli
lettertusi
maptusi fa'afanua
newspapernusipepa
notebooktama'I 'api
pantsofuvae
paperpepa
penpeni
pencilpenitala
pharmacyfaletalavai
pictureata
plateipu mafolafola
refrigeratorpusa'aisa
restaurantfale'aiga
rooftaualuga
roompotu
rugfasi kapeta teufale
scissorsseleulu
shampookulimi tofu ulu
shirtofutino
shoesse'evae
soapfasimoli
sockstotini
spoonsipuni
tablelaulau
toiletfaleuila/fale I tua/fale laititi
toothbrushpulumu fulunifo
toothpastemea fulunifo
towelsolota'ele
umbrellafa'amalu
underwearofulaititi
wallpuipui
walletato tupe
windowfa'amalama
telephonetelefoni

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


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