Czech Gender

Welcome to the fifth Czech lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Czech to help you practice your daily phrases.

man
man Audio
muž
woman
woman Audio
žena
husband
husband Audio
manžel
wife
wife Audio
žena
boy
boy Audio
chlapec
girl
girl Audio
dívka
father
father Audio
otec
mother
mother Audio
matka

Gender Grammar Rules

In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.

Grammar + Rules
Czech
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
Můj syn je student Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
Její dcera je studentka Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
Má vysokého bratra Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
Má vysokou sestru Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
jeho bratři jsou mladí Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
Jeho sestry jsou mladé Audio

The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.

son
son Audio
syn
daughter
daughter Audio
dcera
brother
brother Audio
bratr
sister
sister Audio
sestra
grandfather
grandfather Audio
dědeček
grandmother
grandmother Audio
babička
child
child Audio
dítě
children
children Audio
děti

Expressions in Czech

Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Czech, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.

English
Czech
What do you mean?
Co tím myslíte? Audio
I don't understand
Nerozumím! Audio
I don't know
Nevím! Audio
What is that called in Czech?
Jak se to řekne česky? Audio
What is this?
Co je to? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
Co to slovo znamená v angličtině? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
Omlouvám se Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the gender in Czech. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Czech Plural   Czech Plural

Czech Numbers   Czech Numbers



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