1. All nouns in Arabic are either masculine or feminine.
  2. Feminine nouns and adjectives usually have the ة-ending. But there are some words which do not have this ending.

Masculine

Feminine

بَيْتٌ-a house

سَيَّارَةٌ-a car

مَسْجِدٌ-a mosque

دَرَّاجَةٌ-a bicycle

  1. The double members of the body parts are usually feminine while single members are masculine.

Masculine

Feminine

يَدٌ-hand

رَأْسٌ-head

رِجْلٌ-leg

أَنْفٌ-nose

عَيْنٌ-eye

فَمٌ-mouth

أُذُنٌ-ears

وَجْهٌ-face

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