Latvian Family

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

Daughter: meita
Son: dēls
Sister: māsa
Brother: brālis
Baby: zīdainis
Child (m): puisēns
Child (f): meitene
Father: tēvs
Mother: māte
Husband: vīrs
Wife: sieva
Cousin (m): brālēns
Cousin (f): māsīca
Aunt: tante
Uncle: tēvocis
Grandfather: vectēvs
Grandmother: vecmāmiņa
Nephew: brāļadēls / māsasdēls
Niece: brāļameita / māsasmeita
Man: vīrietis
Woman: sieviete
Boy: zēns
Girl: meitene
People: cilvēki

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

What's your brother called?: Kā sauc tavu brāli?
How old is your sister?: Cik veca ir tava māsa?
Where does your father work?: Kur strādā tavs tēvs?
Your daughter is very cute: Tava meita ir ļoti jauka
I love my husband: Es mīlu savu vīru
This is my wife: Šī ir mana sieva

With the above list you will be able to discuss how many siblings you have or ask others about their family. Now let's go to the next topic by clicking the "Next" button. Or simply choose your own topic from the menu above.

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