Portuguese Family

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

Daughter: Filha
Son: Filho
Sister: Irmã
Brother: Irmão
Baby: Bebé (PT) / bebê (BR)
Child (m): Criança / filho
Child (f): Criança / filha
Father: Pai
Mother: Mãe
Husband: Marido / esposo
Wife: Mulher / esposa
Cousin (m): Primo
Cousin (f): Prima
Aunt: Tia
Uncle: Tio
Grandfather: Avô
Grandmother: Avó
Nephew: Sobrinho
Niece: Sobrinha
Man: Homem
Woman: Mulher
Boy: Menino / garoto / miúdo / rapaz (colloq.PT)
Girl: Menina / garota / miúda / rapariga (colloq.PT)
People: Pessoas

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

What's your brother called?: Como se chama o teu / seu / vosso irmão?
How old is your sister?: Quantos anos tem a tua / sua / vossa irmã?
Where does your father work?: Onde é que o teu / seu / vosso pai trabalha?
Your daughter is very cute: A tua / sua / vossa filha é muito gira / engraçada
I love my husband: Eu amo o meu marido
This is my wife: Esta é a minha esposa

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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