Urdu Gender

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

man
man Audio
آدمی
woman
woman Audio
عورت
husband
husband Audio
شوہر
wife
wife Audio
بیوی
boy
boy Audio
لڑکا
girl
girl Audio
لڑکی
father
father Audio
والد
mother
mother Audio
ماں

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 + RulesUrdu
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
میرا بیٹا ایک طالب علم ہے Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
اس کی بیٹی ایک طالبہ ہے Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
اس کا ایک دراز قد بھائی ہے Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
اس کی ایک دراز قد بہن ہے Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
اس کے بھائی چھوٹے ہیں Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
اس کی بہنیں چھوٹی ہیں 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
بیٹا
daughter
daughter Audio
بیٹی
brother
brother Audio
بھائی
sister
sister Audio
بہن
grandfather
grandfather Audio
دادا
grandmother
grandmother Audio
دادی
child
child Audio
بچہ
children
children Audio
بچے

Expressions in Urdu

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

EnglishUrdu
What do you mean?تمہارا مطلب کیا ہے؟ Audio
I don't understandمیں سمجھا نہیں Audio
I don't knowمجھے نہیں معلوم. Audio
What is that called in Urdu?اردو میں اسے کیا کہتے ہیں Audio
What is this?یہ کیا ہے؟ Audio
What does that word mean in English?اس لفظ کا انگریزی میں کیا مطلب ہے؟ Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)معاف کیجئے گا Audio

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

Urdu Plural       Urdu Plural

Urdu Numbers       Urdu Numbers


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