Family words in Slavic languages

Words for family members in Czech, a Western Slavic language spoken mainly in the Czech Republic.

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female

  Czech (čeština)
family rodina
parents rodiče
father otec
mother matka
children děti
son syn
daughter dcera
husband manžel
wife manželka
brother bratr
sister sestra
uncle strýc
aunt teta
cousin bratranec (m)
sestřenice (f)
nephew synovec
niece neť
neteř
grandparents prarodiče
grandfather děda
dědeček
grandmother babička
grandchildren vnoučata
grandson vnuk
granddaughter vnučka
great grandfather pradědeček
great grandmother prababička
father-in-law tchán
mother-in-law tchýně
brother-in-law švagr
sister-in-law švagrová

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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