Hebrew Gender

All nouns in Hebrew are either Male or Female

Male in Hebrew is the word zakar meaning "marked" or "remembered".

Examples below

Objective data.


Female in Hebrew neqebah comes from naqab ("Drawn forth" or "Expressed").

Subjective issues

Words like

Nouns that are drawn out from objective facts or verbs. A process. Not so simple to define quickly.

Note that frequently in Hebrew a masculine noun is made feminine by adding the letter ה (he) — "a" as in Ishshah (woman) from Iysh (man). Another suffix is ת (tav) — "t". But this is by no means universal.

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