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

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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