Albanian feminine

Learning the Albanian feminine is very essential because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you exercise the subject, the nearer you get to perfecting the Albanian terminology. But first we need to know what the part of Feminine is in the structure of the grammar in Albanian.
Albanian feminine represents females qualities linked particularly to females and ladies or things regarded feminine. The complement to feminine is masculine.

Grammar Tips:

To form a feminine from the masculine in Albanian, you basically add (e) if the word finishes in a consonant.
Note. The gender of the noun is unchangeable only if the noun tells us a profession, nationality of doing something.

Let’s see some examples:

English feminine      Albanian feminine
Feminine  Femërore
student  
student (masc.) – studente (fem.)
phycisian   mjek (masc.) – mjeke (fem.)
turist turist (masc.) – turiste (fem.)
 american
amerikan (masc.) – amerikane (fem.)
german gjerman (masc.) – gjermane (fem.)

Note: The pl. fem. nouns have the same ending -e
e.g.: një italiane – disa italiane (an Italian {woman} – some Italian {women}).

Below is a table of objects, can you figure out whether they’re feminine or masculine in Albanian? Trying to keep in mind this list will also help you add very useful and essential words to your Albanian vocabulary.

 English vocabulary Albanian vocabulary
 girl     vajzë
 flower  
lule
 train
 tren
 desk  
tavolinë
 wall mur
 door derë
window  
dritare
 restaurant   
restorant
 fork  
pirun
 hat  
kapele

Listen to this video lesson below and find which of these Albanian nouns are feminine or masculine.

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