Afrikaans Family

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

Daughter: dogter
Son: seun
Sister: suster
Brother: broer
Baby: baba
Child (m): kind
Child (f): kind
Father: pa/vader
Mother: ma/moeder
Husband: man
Wife: vrou
Cousin (m): nefie
Cousin (f): niggie
Aunt: tannie
Uncle: oom
Grandfather: oupa
Grandmother: ouma
Nephew: neef
Niece: niggie
Man: man
Woman: vrou
Boy: seun
Girl: meisie
People: mense

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

What's your brother called?: Wat is jou broer se naam?
How old is your sister?: Hoe oud is jou suster?
Where does your father work?: Waar werk jou pa?
Your daughter is very cute: Jou dogter is baie oulik
I love my husband: Ek is lief vir my man
This is my wife: Dit is my vrou

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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