Oromo Feminine

Oromo Feminine

If you're trying to learn Oromo Feminine you will find some useful resources including a course about genders: Feminine and Masculine... to help you with your Oromo grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Oromo. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Oromo Feminine

Learning the Oromo Feminine is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Oromo language. But first we need to know what the role of Feminine is in the structure of the grammar in Oromo.

Oromo feminine refers to female qualities attributed specifically to women and girls or things considered feminine. The complement to feminine is masculine. Here are some examples:

English FeminineOromo Feminine
FeminineDhalaa
he is happygammadeera
she is happygammaddeetti
he is AmericanInni lammii Ameerikaati
she is AmericanIsheen lammii Ameerikaati
mandhira
womandubartii
fatherabbaa
motherhaadha
brotherobboleessa
sisterobboleettii
uncleWasiila eessuma
auntadaadaa
bullkorma loonii
cowsa'a
boygurbaa
girlintala

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Feminine in Oromo has a logical pattern. Locate the Feminine above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Oromo.

List of Feminine in Oromo

Below is a list of objects, can you determine whether they're feminine, masculine or plural in Oromo? Memorizing this table will also help you add very useful and important words to your Oromo vocabulary.

English VocabularyOromo Vocabulary
bathroommana usoo
bedsiree
bedroomkutaasiree
chairbarcuma
clothesuffata
coatkootii
cupkubbaayaa
deskdeeskii
dressqamisii
forkshukkaa
furnitureqodaa manaa
glassdaawitii
hatbarmeexaa
housemana
inkiinkii
jacketjaakeetii
kitchenkushiinaa / manabiddaa
knifehaaduu / ablee
lampkurraazii
letterxalayaa
mapmaappii
newspapergaazeexaa
notebookbarruu yaadachiisaa
pantssurree
paperwaraqaa
peniskiriibtoo/ peennaa
pencilirsaasa
pharmacymanaqorichaa
picturefootoo
platesaanii
refrigeratorfiriijii
restaurantmananyaataa
roofkeenyan
roomkutaamanaa
scissorsmaqasii
shampooshaampuu
shirtshamiizii
shoesqophee
soapsaamunaa
sockskaalsii
spoonfallaana
tablexarapheezzaa
toiletkutaa usoo
toothbrushrigaalkaanii
toothpasteqoricha rigaa
towelfooxaa
umbrelladibaabee
underwearuffata dhaqnattaanu
wallgidgiddaa
walletboorsaakiisii
windowfooddaa
telephonebilbila

Feminine and Masculine have a very important role in Oromo, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Oromo Feminine, you might want to check the rest of our Oromo lessons here: Learn Oromo. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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