Family words in Croatian (Hrvatski)

Words for family members in Croatian, a South Slavic language spoken mainly in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and neighbouring countries.

Key to abbreviations: pt = paternal, mt = maternal

  Croatian (Hrvatski)
family obitelj
parents roditelji
father otac
mother mama
majka
mater
children djeca
son sin
daughter kći
husband muž
wife žena
brother brat
sister sestra
uncle stric (pt)
ujak (mt)
aunt tetka
cousin rođak
nephew nećak
bratanac
sestrić
niece nećakinja
bratanica
sestričina
grandparents deda i baba
grandfather djed
grandmother baka
grandchildren unučadi
grandson unuk
granddaughter unuka
great grandfather pradjed
great grandmother prabaka
father-in-law svekar
tast
mother-in-law svekrva
brother-in-law zet
sister-in-law snaha

Links

http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=197265
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serbo-Croatian_kinship

Family words in Slavic languages

Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Ukrainian

Family words in other languages


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