Yiddish Feminine

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


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Yiddish Feminine

Learning the Yiddish Feminine displayed below is vital to the language. Yiddish 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 FeminineYiddish Feminine
Feminineווייַבלעך
he is happyער איז גליקלעך
she is happyזי איז גליקלעך
he is Americanער איז אמעריקאנער
she is Americanזי איז אמעריקאנער
manמענטש
womanפרוי
fatherטאַטע
motherמוטער
brotherברודער
sisterשוועסטער
uncleפעטער
auntמומע
bullביק
cowקו
boyיינגל
girlמיידל

Notice the structure of the Feminine in Yiddish.

List of Feminine in Yiddish

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

English VocabularyYiddish Vocabulary
objectsאַבדזשעקץ
bathroomקלאָזעט
bedבעט
bedroomשלאָפצימער
ceilingסופיט
chairשטול
clothesקליידער
coatרעקל
cupטעפּל
deskשרייַבטיש
dressקלייד
floorשטאָק
forkגאָפּל
furnitureמעבל
glassגלאז
hatקאַפּל
houseהויז
inkטינט
jacketרעקל
kitchenקיך
knifeמעסער
lampלאָמפּ
letterבריוו
mapמאַפּע
newspaperצייַטונג
notebookהעפט
pantsהויזן
paperפּאַפּיר
penפעדער
pencilבלייַפעדער
pharmacyאַפּטייק
pictureבילד
plateטעלער
refrigeratorפרידזשידער
restaurantרעסטאָראַן
roofדאַך
roomצימער
rugדיוואַן
scissorsשער
shampooשאַמפּו
shirtהעמד
shoesשיכלעך
soapזייף
socksסאַקס
spoonלעפל
tableטיש
toiletקלאָזעט
toothbrushציינבערשטל
toothpasteציינפּאַסטע
towelהאַנטעך
umbrellaשירעם
underwearונטערוועש
wallוואַנט
walletבייַטל
windowפענצטער
telephoneטעלעפאָן

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


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