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  1. Apr 2017
  2. Mar 2017
    1. The masculine (singular, absolute) form of an adjective is the form you can find in a dictionary.

    2. It shows abstract ideas using masculine plural

      This item should be in a short list of "nouns that are typically or often masculine"

    3. an innatimate object


    4. three


    5. the yod.

      There are also some exceptions. You can recognize exceptions in one of the following ways: 1) memorize which words are the exceptions 2) look up the word in a dictionary 3) look at the surrounding adjectives and verbs that refer to this noun and see if they are masculine or feminine.

    6. Masculine nouns are masculine either because they refer to a male person, or because they are an object that is "grammatically masculine". If your language does not have grammatical genders, or the gender of a noun in your language is different from the gender of the Hebrew noun you are translating, you should follow the rules of your language.

      Adjectives agree with the gender of the noun they refer to.

      The gender of a finite verb (imperfect, perfect, imperative, etc.) is works as follows: The gender of the verb agrees with the subject, namely the person or object that does the action or the person or object whose state is described by the verb if the verb is active. If the verb is passive the gender of the verb agrees with the person or the object that undergoes or receives the action (the direct object).

    7. nouns

      Adjectives follow a similar pattern in form, but they have a plural if the noun is dual.

    8. ×¥

      What's that doing here?