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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)

EnglishChinese TraditionalPinyin
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


Author: Zoe Mei
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