Latvian Gender

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

Boy: zēns
Girl: meitene
Man: vīrietis
Woman: sieviete
Father: tēvs
Mother: māte
Brother: brālis
Sister: māsa
Actor: aktieris
Actress: aktrise
Cat (m): kaķis
Cat (f): kaķene

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

He is tall: Viņš ir garš
She is tall: Viņa ir gara
He is a short man: Viņš ir īsa auguma vīrietis
She is a short woman: Viņa ir īsa auguma sieviete
He is German: Viņš ir vācietis
She is German: Viņa ir vāciete
Japanese men are friendly: Japāņu vīrieši ir draudzīgi
Japanese women are friendly: Japāņu sievietes ir draudzīgas

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