Finnish Family

This is a list of words about family in Finnish. You can name people such as your relatives as well as extended family this way.

Daughter: tytär
Son: poika
Sister: sisko
Brother: veli
Baby: vauva
Child (m): poikalapsi
Child (f): tyttölapsi
Father: isä
Mother: äiti
Husband: mies
Wife: vaimo
Cousin (m): miespuolinen serkku
Cousin (f): naispuolinen serkku
Aunt: täti
Uncle: setä, eno
Grandfather: isoisä
Grandmother: isoäiti
Nephew: veljenpoika, sisarenpoika
Niece: veljentytär, sisarentytär
Man: mies
Woman: nainen
Boy: poika
Girl: tyttö
People: ihmiset

These examples show how family words are used in a Finnish sentence. Very useful when socializing with other people. This can also show you how to ask questions.

What's your brother called?: Minkä niminen veljesi on?, mikä veljesi nimi on?
How old is your sister?: Minkä ikäinen siskosi (sisaresi) on?
Where does your father work?: Missä isäsi on töissä?
Your daughter is very cute: Tyttäremme (tyttömme) on todella (tosi) söpö.
I love my husband: rakastan miestäni, rakastan aviomiestäni, rakastan puolisoani
This is my wife: vaimoni

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