Scottish Feminine

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


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Scottish Feminine

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

Scottish 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 FeminineScottish Feminine
Femininefeminine
he is happyhe is canty
she is happyshe is canty
he is Americanhe is american
she is Americanshe is american
mancheil
womanhen
fatherfaither
mothermammy
brotherbrither
sistersister
uncleuncle
auntaunt
bullbull
cowcoo
boyloon
girllassie

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Scottish.

List of Feminine in Scottish

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

English VocabularyScottish Vocabulary
objectsobjects
bathroombathroom
bedscratcher
bedroombedroom
ceilingceilin'
chairchair
clothesclase
coatjeekit
cupcup
deskdesk
dressfrock
floorfluir
forkfork
furniturefurniture
glassglass
hathat
househoose
inkink
jacketjaekit
kitchenscullery
knifechib
lamplamp
letterletter
mapmap
newspapernewspaper
notebooknotebook
pantskeks
paperpepper
penpen
pencilpencil
pharmacypharmacy
picturepicture
plateplate
refrigeratorrefrigeratur
restaurantrestaurant
roofroof
roomroom
rugrug
scissorsscissors
shampooshampoo
shirtsark
shoessheen
soapsoap
sockssocks
spoonspoon
tabletable
toiletlavvy
toothbrushtoothbrush
toothpastetoothpaste
toweltowel
umbrellabrolly
underwearunderwear
walldyke
walletsporen
windowwindae
telephonetelephain

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


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