This page discusses the gender in Swahili. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.
|Actor: mwigizaji (kiume)|
|Actress: mwigizaji (kike)|
|Cat (m): paka (kiume)|
|Cat (f): paka (kike)|
These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
|He is tall: yeye ni mrefu|
|She is tall: yeye ni mrefu
|He is a short man: yeye ni mwanaume mfupi|
|She is a short woman: yeye ni mwanamke mfupi
|He is German: yeye ni Mjeremani|
|She is German: yeye ni Mjeremani
|Japanese men are friendly: wanawake wa Kijapani ni wakarimu|
|Japanese women are friendly: wamaume wa Kijapani ni wakariumu|
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