Family words in Dutch

Words for family members and other relatives in Dutch, a Germanic language spoken mainly in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female

  Nederlands (Dutch)
family familie
parents ouders
father vader; papa
mother moeder; moer; mama
children kinderen
son zoon
daughter dochter
husband man
wife vrouw
brother broer
sister zus
uncle oom
aunt tante
cousin neef (m); nicht (f)
nephew neef
niece nicht
grandparents grootouders
grandfather grootvader
opa
grandmother grootmoeder
oma
grandchildren kleinkind
grandson kleinzoon
granddaughter kleindochter
father-in-law schoonvader
mother-in-law schoonmoeder
brother-in-law zwager; schoonbroer
sister-in-law schoonzus

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Links

Family words in Dutch
http://www.smartphrase.com/Dutch/du_you-family_voc.shtml
http://www.heardutchhere.net/dufamily.html

Family words in Germanic languages
http://www.ielanguages.com/germanic_family.html

Family words in Germanic languages

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Family words in other languages


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