Family words in Latvian

Words for family members and other relatives in Latvian (latviešu valoda), a Baltic language spoken mainly in Latvia.

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female

  Latvian
family ģimene
parents vecāki
father tēvs
mother māte
children bērni
son dēls
daughter meita
husband vīrs
wife sieva
brother brālis
sister māsa
uncle tēvocis
aunt tante
cousin brālēns (m); māsīca (f)
nephew brāļadēls; māsasdēls
niece brāļameita; māsasmeita
grandparents vecvecāki
grandfather vectevs
grandmother vecāmāte
grandchildren mazbērni
grandson mazdēls
granddaughter mazmeita
father-in-law sievastēvs; vīratēvs
mother-in-law vīramāte; sievasmāte
brother-in-law svainis
sister-in-law svaine
son-in-law znots
daughter-in-law vedekla

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Links

Family words in Latvian
http://www.allysatis.org/vocabulary/words.php?lang=83&langaff=3&idcatevoca=1
http://polymath.org/latvian_family.php

Family words in Baltic languages

Latvian, Lithuanian

Family words in other languages


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