Spanish Family Words and People Phrases
If you'll be addressing people in Spanish, then you're going to have to learn a lot of new words. This is especially true if you want to speak to or about your Spanish family members. Below you'll find many translations for all sorts of family and people words, written from Spanish to English.
To help you better find what you are looking for, the words have been grouped into three sections family words, general people words, and phrases using family and people words. You'll find entries on all sorts of relations like immediate family members (parents and siblings) and other relations like aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Note: You can also view these words with translations from English to Spanish. Words in bold added during the last update.
La familia ➔ Family
Mi familia ➔ My family
Tu familia ➔ Your family
Los padres ➔ Parents
Mis padres ➔ My parents
Tus padres ➔ Your parents
La madre ➔ Mother
La mamá ➔ Mom
La madrastra ➔ Step mom
Su madre ➔ Her mother
El padre ➔ Father
El papá ➔ Dad
El padrastro ➔ Step dad
Su padre ➔ His father
Abuelos ➔ Grandparents
La abuela ➔ Grandmother
El abuelo ➔ Grandfather
Hermanos ➔ Siblings
La hermana ➔ Sister
Hermana mayor ➔ Older sister
Hermana menor ➔ Younger sister
El hermano ➔ Brother
Hermano mayor ➔ Older brother
Hermano menor ➔ Younger brother
Additional Family Words
La tía ➔ Aunt
El tío ➔ Uncle
Primo/Prima ➔ Cousin
Sobrina ➔ Niece
Sobrino ➔ Nephew
General People Words:
Amigo ➔ Friend
Bebé ➔ Baby
Chica ➔ Girl
Chico ➔ Boy
Gemelos ➔ Twins
Hombre ➔ Man
Mujer ➔ Woman
Niño pequeño ➔ Small child
Niños ➔ Children
Yo ➔ I
Phrases Using Family and People Words:
¿Cómo estas hermano? ➔ How are you, brother?
¿Como te sientes, hermano? ➔ How are you feeling, brother?
¿Donde esta la mama? ➔ Where is the mom?
¿Dónde está tu madre ➔ Where is your mother?
¿Dónde está tu padre? ➔ Where is your father?
Ella es mi hermana. ➔ This is my sister.
Esta es mi madre. ➔ This is my mother.
Mi mama es linda. ➔ My mom is pretty.
Mi padre es guapo. ➔ My father is handsome.
¿Podemos ser amigos? ➔ Can we be friends?
¿Quien es tu hermano? ➔ Who is your brother?
Tías y tíos ➔ Aunts and uncles
Tu familia es mi familia ahora. ➔ Your family is my family now.
*List of Spanish family words last updated: March 14, 2018.
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