Kazakh Gender

Welcome to the fifth Kazakh 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 Kazakh to help you practice your daily phrases.

man
man Audio
ер адам
woman
woman Audio
әйел адам
husband
husband Audio
күйеу
wife
wife Audio
әйел
boy
boy Audio
ер бала
girl
girl Audio
қыз бала
father
father Audio
әке
mother
mother Audio
ана

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
Kazakh
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
менің ұлым студент Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
оның қызы студент Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
оның ұзын бойлы ағасы бар Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
оның ұзын бойлы апасы бар Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
оның ағалары жас Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
оның апалары жас 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
ұл
daughter
daughter Audio
қыз
brother
brother Audio
аға
sister
sister Audio
апа
grandfather
grandfather Audio
ата
grandmother
grandmother Audio
әже
child
child Audio
бала
children
children Audio
балалар

Expressions in Kazakh

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

English
Kazakh
What do you mean?
не дегіңіз келіп тұр? Audio
I don't understand
мен түсінбедім Audio
I don't know
мен білмеймін Audio
What is that called in Kazakh?
бұл қазақша қалай аталады? Audio
What is this?
бұл не? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
ол сөз ағылшынша нені білдіреді? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
кешіріңіз Audio

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

Kazakh Plural   Kazakh Plural

Kazakh Numbers   Kazakh Numbers



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