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Family Members In Mandarin Chinese

In this lesson, you'll learn how to say family members in Mandarin Chinese.

Chinese Family (家 庭 中)-( jiā tíng zhōng)

English Chinese Traditional Pinyin
Brother 兄 弟 xiōng dì
Daugther 女 兒 nǚ ér
Elder Brother 兄 / 哥 哥 xiōng/gē ge
Elder Sister 姐 姐 jiě jiě
Ex-husband 前 夫 qián fū
exwife 前 妻 qián qī
family 家 庭 jiā tíng
father 父 親 / 爸 爸 fù qīn/Bà ba
Granddaughter (on father's side) 孫女(在父親的一邊) sūn nǚ (zài fù qīn de yī biān)
Granddaughter (on mother's side) 孫女(母親的一邊) sūn nǚ mǔ qīn de yī biān
Husband 丈 夫 zhàng fū
Maternal Grandfather 外 公 wài gōng
Maternal Grandmother 外 婆 wài pó
Mother 母 親 / 妈 妈 mǔ qīn/mā ma
parents 父 母 fù mǔ
Paternal Grandfather 爷 爷 / 公 公 / 祖 父 yé ye / gōng gong / zǔ fù
Paternal GrandMother 奶 奶 / 婆 婆 / 祖 母 nǎi nai/pó po/zǔ mǔ
Relative 相 對 xiàng / xiāng duì
Sister 姐 姐 jiě jiě
Son 兒 子 ér zǐ
Wife 妻 子 qī zǐ
Younger Brother 弟 弟 dì dì
Younger Sister 妹 妹 mèi mèi

Examples:

My father and my brother play soccer.

我 父 親 和 我 弟 弟 去 踢 球

wǒ fù qīn hé wǒ dì dì qù tī qiú

My mother is cooking my favorite meal.

我 的 母 親 是 我 最 喜 歡 做 飯 吃 飯

wǒ de mǔ qīn shì wǒ zuì xǐ huān zuò fàn chī fàn

My uncle got married this weekend.

我 的 叔 叔 本 週 末 結 婚

wǒ de shū shū běn zhōu mò jié hūn

My niece broke her leg when she and her friends was playing.

我 的 侄 女 摔 断 了 腿 , 当 她 和 她 的 朋 友 在 玩

wǒ de zhí nǚ shuāi duàn le tuǐ shí , tā zhèng zài hé tā de péng yǒu

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