Family words in Italian

Words for family members and other relatives in Italian (italiano).

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female

family la famiglia
parents i genitori
father il padre
mother la madre
children i figli
son il figlio
daughter la figlia
husband il marito
lo sposo
wife la moglie
la sposa
brother il fratello
sister la sorella
uncle lo zio
aunt la zia
cousin il cugino (m)
la cugina (f)
nephews & nieces i nipoti
nephew il nipote
niece la nipote
grandparents i nonni
grandfather il nonno
grandmother la nonna
grandchildren i nipoti
grandson il nipote
granddaughter la nipote
great grandfather il bisnonno
great grandmother la bisnonna
great uncle il prozio
great aunt la prozia
father-in-law il suocero
mother-in-law la suocera
brother-in-law il cognato
sister-in-law la cognata

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A recording of the Italian family words by Riccardo Cristiani


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