How to Say Family Members in Spanish

Spanish is a beautiful language to learn. The words are lovely and easy to say. If you teach the simple words to children, like colors, foods, or family members, they may have more of a chance of speaking Spanish when they grow up. Spanish is spoken in many, many places, which is why it's so great to know how to speak. Lots of America speak Spanish, so does most of South America, and Spanish is obviously spoken in Spain. If anybody asks you, "What language should I learn?" It's great to answer with "Spanish." Need to know the basic family members in Spanish? Stop looking and read on.

Steps

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    Start with the immediate family:
    • Sister: hermana
    • Brother: Hermano
    • Mother: Madre
    • Father: Padre
    • Daughter: Hija
    • Son: Hijo
    • Wife: Esposa
    • Husband: Esposo
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    Learn the next level of family:
    • Aunt: Tia
    • Uncle: Tio
    • Grandmother: Abuela
    • Grandfather: Abuelo
    • Niece: Sobrina
    • Nephew: Sobrino
    • Cousin: Prima/Primo
    • Second-cousin: Primo/Prima segundo/segunda
    • Granddaughter: Nieta
    • Grandson: Nieto
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    Learn the in-laws:
    • Mother-in-law: Suegra
    • Father-in law: Suegro
    • Sister-in-law: Cuñada
    • Brother-in-law: Cuñado
    • Son-in-law: Yerno
    • Daughter-in-law: Nuera
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    Learn other family participants:
    • Friend: Amiga/Amigo
    • Babysitter/Nanny: Niñera ( in Spain she's also called " la canguro " if she does an occasional part-time job )

Tips

  • Remember the "la" and "el" before words, or "un" and "una."
  • There are multiple ways to say these words-this is just an idea.

Article Info

Categories: Spanish