Tamazight Feminine

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


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Tamazight Feminine

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

Tamazight 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 FeminineTamazight Feminine
Feminine
he is happyifaaar7
she is happytfaaar7
he is Americaniga amirikaniy
she is Americantga tamirikaniyt
manargaaz
womantamghaart
fatherbaab
motheryim
brothergmaa
sisteroultma
uncledaadd (father's brother) khali (mother's bro,)
auntlaall (father's sis) khalti (mother's sis)
cowtafounast
boyafrough
girltafrought

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Tamazight.

List of Feminine in Tamazight

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

English VocabularyTamazight Vocabulary
objects
bathroomlbit n loudou
bednnamousya
chairlkrsii
cuplkas
dressijwaayn
floorrreg
glasslkas
hattrbouch
housetigmi
jacketdjakita
knifelmous - ajnwiy
lamptalboulat
lettertabraat
pantssrwal
paperlkighd
penstilo
plateafechkou - ifchkan (plr)
refrigeratorttlaja
rugtazerbiyt
shoessbbat - idoukaan
spoontalm3alqqat
tabletattablat
toiletlbit n loudou
toothbrushchita noukhsaan
toothpastedwa noukhsaan
towellfouta
underwearijwayn nougns
wallaghraab
walletajjbiir

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


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