German Family

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

Daughter: Tochter
Son: Sohn
Sister: Schwester
Brother: Bruder
Baby: Baby
Child (m): Kind
Child (f): Kind
Father: Vater
Mother: Mutter
Husband: Ehemann
Wife: Ehefrau
Cousin (m): Kusine
Cousin (f): Kusine
Aunt: Tante
Uncle: Onkel
Grandfather: Großvater
Grandmother: Großmutter
Nephew: Neffe
Niece: Nichte
Man: Mann
Woman: Frau
Boy: Junge
Girl: Mädchen
People: Menschen

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

What's your brother called?: Wie heisst dein Bruder?
How old is your sister?: Wie alt ist deine Schwester?
Where does your father work?: Wo kommt dein Vater zu arbeiten?
Your daughter is very cute: Deine Tochter ist sehr hübsch
I love my husband: Ich liebe meinen Ehemann
This is my wife: Dies ist meine Ehefrau

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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