This page discusses the gender in Hausa. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.
|Father: mahaifi / uba|
|Mother: mahaifiya / uwa|
|Brother: ɗan uwa|
|Sister: 'yar uwa
|Actor: ɗan wasan kwaikwayo|
|Actress: 'yar wasan kwaikwayo|
|Cat (m): muzuru|
|Cat (f): mage|
These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
|He is tall: yana da tsawo|
|She is tall: tana da tsawo
|He is a short man: shi gajeren mutum ne|
|She is a short woman: ita gajeriyar mace ce
|He is German: shi bajamushe ne|
|She is German: ita bajamushiya ce
|Japanese men are friendly: mazan Japan su na da haba-haba|
|Japanese women are friendly: matan japan su na da haba-haba|
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