Family words in Spanish

Words for family members and other relatives in Spanish.

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female

family la familia
parents los padres
father el padre
mother la madre
children los hijos
los niños
son el hijo
daughter la hija
husband el marido
el esposo
wife la mujer
la esposa
brother el hermano
sister la hermana
uncle el tío
aunt la tía
cousin el primo (m)
la prima (f)
nephews & nieces los sobrinos
nephew el sobrino
niece la sobrina
grandparents los abuelos
grandfather el abuelo
grandmother la abuela
grandchildren los nietos
grandson el nieto
granddaughter la nieta
great grandfather el bisabuelo
great grandmother la bisabuela
great uncle el tío abuelo
great aunt la tía abuela
father-in-law el suegro
mother-in-law la suegra
brother-in-law el cuñado
sister-in-law la cuñada
(aunt's husband)
el tío politico
(uncle's wife)
la tía politica

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Spanish recordings by Francisco Valencia of Lyceum Español


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