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Learning the Yoruba 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 Yoruba language. But first we need to know what the role of Feminine is in the structure of the grammar in Yoruba.
Yoruba 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 Feminine||Yoruba Feminine|
|he is happy||Inu re dun|
|she is happy||Inu re dun|
|he is American||Omo ilu America ni|
|she is American||Omo ilu America ni|
|brother||Omo iya lokunrin|
|sister||Omo iya lobirin|
Notice the structure of the Feminine in Yoruba.
List of Feminine in Yoruba
Below is a list of objects, can you determine whether they're feminine, masculine or plural in Yoruba? Memorizing this table will also help you add very useful and important words to your Yoruba vocabulary.
|English Vocabulary||Yoruba Vocabulary|
|restaurant||Ile ita onje|
|toilet||Ile-Igbe or Ile Iyagbe|
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