Die Familie (D-fah-mee-lee-eh) - Human relations: Part 2.
Today we are learning how to say words that are related to a family in German. “The Family” in German is “Die Familie” (dee-fah-mee-lee-eh) with family being a feminine word. You can realize that by the “unbestimmte artikel” (Die). Do you remember?
Die Familie (dee-fah-mee-lee-eh): The Family.
Der vater (daer-fah-tah): The father.
Die mutter (dee-muh-tah): The mother.
Der bruder (daer-bruh-dah): The brother.
Die schwester (dee-sch-vaesch-tah): The sister.
Der onkel (daer-onh-kael): The uncle.
Die tante (dee-tanh-teh): The aunt.
Der neffe (daer-neh-feh): The nephew.
Die nichte (dee-neech-teh): The niece.
Der/Die cousin (daer/dee-kah-uhzn): The cousin (male or female).
Das baby (thas-bay-bee): The newborn.
Das kind/ Der Kleine (thas-kaynd/ daer-klayn-neh): The Child, The Little one.
Die eltern (dee-el-taern): The parents.
Der großvater (daer-gross-fah-tah): The grand-father.
Die großmutter (dee-gross-muh-tah): The grand-mother.
Der schwiegervater (daer-schvee-gah-fah-tah): The father-in-law.
Die schwiegermutter (dee-schvee-gar-muh-tah): The mother-in-law.
Use schwieger and add it to sister, brother… For ‘in-laws’.
Ok, that what you need to know about a family in German.
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