Basque Gender

This page discusses the gender in Basque. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.

Boy: mutila
Girl: neska
Man: gizona
Woman: emakume
Father: aita
Mother: ama
Brother: anaia
Sister: arreba
Actor: Aktorea.
Actress: Aktoresa.
Cat (m): Katua.
Cat (f): Katua.

These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.

He is tall: Bera altua da.
She is tall: Bera altua da.
He is a short man: Bera gizon bajua da.
She is a short woman: Bera emakume bajua da.
He is German: Bera alemaniarra da.
She is German: Bera alemaniarra da.
Japanese men are friendly: Gizon japoniarrak jatorrak dira.
Japanese women are friendly: Emakume japoniarrak jatorrak dira.

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