Romanian Gender

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

man
man Audio
bărbat
woman
woman Audio
femeie
husband
husband Audio
soţ
wife
wife Audio
soţie
boy
boy Audio
băiat
girl
girl Audio
fată
father
father Audio
tată
mother
mother Audio
mamă

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
Romanian
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
fiul meu este student Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
fiica ei este studentă Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
el are un frate înalt Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
ea are o soră înaltă Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
fraţii lui sunt tineri Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
surorile lui sunt tinere 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
fiu
daughter
daughter Audio
fiică
brother
brother Audio
frate
sister
sister Audio
soră
grandfather
grandfather Audio
bunic
grandmother
grandmother Audio
bunică
child
child Audio
copil
children
children Audio
copii

Expressions in Romanian

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

English
Romanian
What do you mean?
ce vrei să spui? Audio
I don't understand
nu înţeleg Audio
I don't know
nu ştiu Audio
What is that called in Romanian?
cum se spune în română? Audio
What is this?
ce este asta? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
ce înseamnă în engleză? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
îmi cer scuze/vă rog să mă iertaţi Audio

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

Romanian Plural   Romanian Plural

Romanian Numbers   Romanian Numbers



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