Uyghur Gender

Welcome to the fifth Uyghur 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 Uyghur to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

man
man
ئەر [er]
woman
woman
ئايال [ayal]
husband
husband
ئېرى [ëri]
wife
wife
خوتۇن [xotun]
boy
boy
ئوغۇل بالا [oghul bala]
girl
girl
قىز بالا [qiz bala]
father
father
دادا [dada]
mother
mother
ئانا [ana]

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
Uyghur + Pronunciation
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
ئوغلۇم بىر ئوقۇغۇچى
[oghlum bir oqughuchi]
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
ئۇنىڭ قىزى بىر ئوقۇغۇچى
[uning qizi bir oqughuchi]
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
ئۇنىڭ بىر ئېگىز قېرىندىشى بار
[uning bir ëgiz qërindishi bar]
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
ئۇنىڭ بىر ئېگىز قىز قېرىندىشى بار
[uning bir ëgiz qiz qërindishi bar]
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
ئۇنىڭ قېرىنداشلىرى ياش
[uning qërindashliri yash]
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
ئۇنىڭ قىز قېرىنداشلىرى ياش
[uning qiz qërindashliri yash]

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
ئوغۇل [oghul]
daughter
daughter
قىز [qiz]
brother
brother
ئاكا ئۇكا،قېرىنداش [aka uka,qërindash]
sister
sister
ئاچا سىڭىل،قىز قېرىنداش [acha singil,qiz qërindash]
grandfather
grandfather
بوۋا [bowa]
grandmother
grandmother
موما [moma]
child
child
بالا [bala]
children
children
بالىلار [balilar]

Expressions in Uyghur

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

English
Uyghur
Pronunciation
What do you mean?
نېمە دېمەكچىسىز ؟
[nëme dëmekchisiz ?]
I don't understand
چۈشەنمەيۋاتىمەن
[chüshenmeywatimen]
I don't know
بىلمەيمەن
[bilmeymen]
What is that called in Uyghur?
ئۇنى پەنجابچە نېمە دەيدۇ؟
[uni penjabche nëme dëydu?]
What is this?
بۇ نېمە؟
[bu nëme?]
What does that word mean in English?
ئۇ سۆز ئېنگلىزچىدا نېمە مەنە بېرىدۇ؟
[u söz ën'glizchida nëme mene bëridu?]
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
كەچۈرۈڭ
[kechürüng]

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

Uyghur Plural   Uyghur Plural

Uyghur Numbers   Uyghur Numbers



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