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Vocabulary Lists Must-Know Terms for Family Members

Must-Know Terms for Family Members

Die wichtigsten Begriffe für Familienmitglieder
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family
Familie die fem (n)
family
Familienfoto
family picture
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mother
Mutter die fem (n)
mother
Die Kinder küssen ihre Mutter.
The children are kissing their mother.
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father
Vater der masc (n)
father
Der gelangweilte Vater wartet darauf, nach Hause zu gehen.
The bored father is ready to go home.
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wife
Ehefrau die fem (n)
wife
Die Ehefrau umarmt den Ehemann.
The wife is hugging the husband.
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husband
Ehemann der masc (n)
husband
Der Ehemann trägt den Korb mit gefalteten Handtüchern.
The husband is carrying the basket of folded towels.
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parent
Elternteil masc
parent
child
Kind das neut (n)
child
Die Kinder essen Wassermelone.
The children are eating watermelon.
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daughter
Tochter die fem (n)
daughter
Dies ist meine Tochter.
This is my daughter.
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son
Sohn der masc (n)
son
Der Vater guckt seinen Sohn an.
The father is looking at his son.
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sister
Schwester die fem (n)
sister
Die ältere Schwester umarmt ihre jüngere Schwester.
The older sister is taking her younger sister in her arms.
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brother
Bruder der masc (n)
brother
younger sister
jüngere Schwester fem
younger sister
ältere Schwester und jüngere Schwester
older sister and younger sister
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younger brother
jüngerer Bruder
younger brother
Mein jüngerer Bruder spricht oft im Schlaf.
My younger brother often talks in sleep.
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older brother
älterer Bruder
older brother
great-grandmother
Urgroßmutter die fem (n)
great-grandmother
great-grandfather
Urgroßvater der masc (n)
great-grandfather
grandmother
Großmutter die fem (n)
grandmother
Meine Großmutter macht die besten Apfelkuchen der Welt.
My grandmother makes the best apple pie in the world.
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grandfather
Großvater der masc (n)
grandfather
Mein Großvater geht mit mir jeden Samstag fischen.
My grandfather takes me fishing every Saturday.
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grandchild
Enkelkind das neut (n)
grandchild
granddaughter
Enkelin die fem (n)
granddaughter
Das kleine Mädchen auf dem Bild ist meine Enkelin.
The little girl in the picture is my granddaughter.
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grandson
Enkel der masc (n)
grandson
Mein Enkel ist der Sohn meines Sohnes.
My grandson is my son's son.
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aunt
Tante die fem (n)
aunt
uncle
Onkel der masc (n)
uncle
niece
Nichte die fem (n)
niece
Der Junge von nebenan hat gerade erst meine Nichte Sarah geheiratet.
The boy next door just married my niece Sarah.
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nephew
Neffe der masc (n)
nephew
cousin
Cousin der masc (n)
cousin
Meine Cousine heißt Erika.
My cousin's name is Erica.
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mother-in-law
Schwiegermutter fem
mother-in-law
Die Ehefrau kommt nicht gut mit der Schwiegermutter aus.
The wife doesn't get along with her mother-in-law.
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father-in-law
Schwiegervater masc
father-in-law
sister-in-law
Schwägerin die fem (n)
sister-in-law
brother-in-law
Schwager masc
brother-in-law
partner
Partner masc
partner
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GermanPod101.com
Friday at 4:08 pm
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Hi Listeners! What is your favorite Family Member word? Let us know!

GermanPod101.com
Sunday at 5:51 pm
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Hallo Farid,


Glad that you enjoyed our vocabulary list!


If you have any questions, please let us know.


Sincerely,

Cristiane

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GermanPod101.com
Sunday at 5:50 pm
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Hallo Lynn,


Thank you for your positive feedback on our vocabulary list!


We hope to see you often at GermanPod101.com!


Sincerely,

Cristiane

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Lynn Chernoff
Saturday at 11:49 pm
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Very useful, good examples.

Farid NATEGHI
Saturday at 11:49 pm
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Hello GermanPod101.com team


Thank you very much.


These are very useful words.


Sincerely


Farid

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Tuesday at 3:51 am
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Hi Ailsa,


Thank you for your positive feedback!


Let us know if you have any questions.


Sincerely,

Cristiane

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Ailsa ( Annewland@hotmail.com)
Tuesday at 2:15 am
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This is very helpful. Thankyou, Ailsa.

GermanPod101.com
Saturday at 6:13 pm
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Hi Ali,


That would be "Schwager".


Thank you.


If you have any further questions, please let us know.


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Reinhard

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GermanPod101.com
Wednesday at 9:01 pm
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Hi Artus


Thank you for posting.


In the Vocabulary list the audio is available only in normal speed. However, in our German Dictionary you can search for any vocabulary that you wish to practice further. It includes the normal & slow speed audios:

https://www.germanpod101.com/german-dictionary/


These lessons are also about family and they include the vocabulary in normal & slow speed versions:

https://www.germanpod101.com/lesson/german-vocab-builder-26-family/

https://www.germanpod101.com/lesson/german-words-of-the-week-with-alisa-for-intermediate-learners-25-family/ (this video lesson also allows adjusting its speed by clicking on the ‘1x’ button next to the volume control icon (you can choose either 0.75x or 0.5x to slow it down).


We hope this helps! In case of any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,

Cristiane

Team GermanPod101.com

Artus
Tuesday at 7:33 am
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cómo se puede disminuir la velocidad de pronunciación del reproductor de sonido?

Ali
Friday at 12:10 am
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How to call sister in laws husband?