Beginners Guide to Ladino/Nouns in Ladino

Nouns: Gender


It is important to know the gender of nouns in Ladino so that the correct adjectives can be used with the noun. It is very simple to know if a noun is masculine or feminine with a few rules:

- Nouns ending in -or, such as kalor (heat) and kolor (color) are feminine.

- Nouns ending in -a such as klima (climate) and planeta (planet) are feminine.

- Most place names such as Ungaria (Hungary) will be feminine, as they end in -a.

- Everything else is masculine.