Polish Gender

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

man
man Audio
mężczyzna/ człowiek
woman
woman Audio
kobieta
husband
husband Audio
mąż
wife
wife Audio
żona
boy
boy Audio
chłopiec
girl
girl Audio
dziewczyna
father
father Audio
ojciec
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
Polish
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
mój syn jest studentem Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
jej córka jest studentką Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
ma wysokiego brata Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
ona ma wysoką siostrę Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
jego bracia są młodzi Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
jego siostry są młode 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
córka
brother
brother Audio
brat
sister
sister Audio
siostra
grandfather
grandfather Audio
dziadek
grandmother
grandmother Audio
babcia
child
child Audio
dziecko
children
children Audio
dzieci

Expressions in Polish

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

English
Polish
What do you mean?
co masz na myśli? Audio
I don't understand
nie rozumiem! Audio
I don't know
nie wiem! Audio
What is that called in Polish?
jak to się nazywa po polsku? Audio
What is this?
co to jest? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
co to znaczy po angielsku? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
przepraszam! Audio

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

Polish Plural   Polish Plural

Polish Numbers   Polish Numbers



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