Welcome to the fifth Japanese 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 Japanese to help you practice your daily phrases.
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*Japanese Gender*

man
็”ทๆ€ง [dansei]

woman
ๅฅณๆ€ง [josei]

husband
ๅคซ [otto]

wife
ๅฆป [tsuma]

boy
ๅฐ‘ๅนด [shounen]

girl
ๅฐ‘ๅฅณ [shoujo]

father
็ˆถ่ฆช [chichioya]

mother
ๆฏ่ฆช [hahaoya]
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*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 - Japanese + Pronunciation

my son is a student
[masculine + noun] ็งใฎๆฏๅญใฏๅญฆ็”Ÿใงใ™ใ€‚ [watashi no musuko wa gakusei desu]

her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun] ๅฝผๅฅณใฎๅจ˜ใ•ใ‚“ใฏๅญฆ็”Ÿใงใ™ใ€‚ [kanojo no musume san wa gakusei desu]

he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine] ๅฝผใซใฏ่ƒŒใฎ้ซ˜ใ„ๅ…„ๅผŸใŒใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚ [kare ni wa se no takai kyoudai ga i masu]

she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine] ๅฝผๅฅณใซใฏ่ƒŒใฎ้ซ˜ใ„ๅง‰ๅฆนใŒใ„ใพใ™ใ€‚[kanojo ni wa se no takai shimai ga i masu]

his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective] ๅฝผใฎๅ…„ๅผŸใฏใ€่‹ฅใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ [kare no kyoudai wa, wakai desu]

his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective] ๅฝผใฎๅง‰ๅฆนใฏ่‹ฅใ„ใงใ™ใ€‚ [kare no shimai wa wakai desu]
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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
ๆฏๅญ [musuko]

daughter
ๅจ˜ [musume]

brother
ๅ…„ๅผŸ [kyoudai]

sister
ๅง‰ๅฆน [shimai]

grandfather
็ฅ–็ˆถ [sofu]

grandmother
็ฅ–ๆฏ [sobo]

child
ๅญใฉใ‚‚ [kodomo]

children
ๅญใฉใ‚‚ใŸใก [kodomo tachi]
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*Expressions in Japanese*

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

English - Japanese - Pronunciation

What do you mean? ใฉใ†ใ„ใ†ๆ„ๅ‘ณใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ [douiu imi desu ka?]

I don't understand ็งใซใฏๅˆ†ใ‹ใ‚Šใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚ [watashi ni wa wakari mase n]

I don't know ็งใฏ็Ÿฅใ‚Šใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚ [watashi wa shiri mase n]

What is that called in Japanese? ๆ—ฅๆœฌ่ชžใงใชใ‚“ใจใ„ใ„ใพใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ [nihongo de nanto ii masu ka?]

What is this? ใ“ใ‚Œใฏไฝ•ใงใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ [kore wa nan desu ka?]

What does that word mean in English? ใใฎ่จ€่‘‰ใฏ่‹ฑ่ชžใงใชใ‚“ใจใ„ใ„ใพใ™ใ‹๏ผŸ [sono kotoba wa eigo de nanto ii masu ka?]

Sorry (if you made a mistake) ใ™ใฟใพใ›ใ‚“ใ€‚ [sumimasen]
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I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the gender in Japanese and more! Much love. <3