This page discusses the gender in Somali. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.
|Sister: Walaal (Walaashaa)
|Actor: Fanaan (Jilaa)|
|Actress: Fanaanad (Jilaa)|
|Cat (m): Curi|
|Cat (f): Bisad
These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.
|He is tall: Waa nin dheer|
|She is tall: Waa naag dheer
|He is a short man: Waa nin gaaban|
|She is a short woman: Waa naag gaaban
|He is German: Waa nin Jarmal ah|
|She is German: Waa naag Jarmal ah
|Japanese men are friendly: Nimanka Jabaaniiskaa waa niman saaxiibtinimada ku tusinaya|
|Japanese women are friendly: Naagaha Jabaaniiska waa naago saaxiibtinimada ku tusinaya
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