Basque Family

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

Daughter: alaba
Son: semea
Sister: arreba, ahizpa
Brother: anaia, neba
Baby: Jaio berria.
Child (m): Umea
Child (f): Umea.
Father: aita
Mother: ama
Husband: senarra
Wife: emaztea
Cousin (m): Lehengusua.
Cousin (f): Lehengusina.
Aunt: izeba, Izeko.
Uncle: osaba
Grandfather: aitona
Grandmother: amona
Nephew: iloba
Niece: iloba
Man: gizona
Woman: emakumea
Boy: mutila
Girl: neska
People: pertsona

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

What's your brother called?: Nola deitzen da zure anaia? Nola du izena zure anaiak?
How old is your sister?: Zenbat urte ditu zure ahizpak?
Where does your father work?: Non egiten du lan zure aitak?
Your daughter is very cute: Zure alaba oso polita da.
I love my husband: Nire senarra maite dut.
This is my wife: Hau nire emaztea da.

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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