Talking about your friends and relatives is much more fun than just talking about yourself. So, let’s learn some useful words & phrases that will help you talk to others about the people you love most.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning French“.

Family & Friends in French

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Family & Relatives

friendship(l') amitié
family [Sg](la) famille
families [Pl](les) familles
parents(les) parents
father [Sg](le) père
fathers [Pl](les) pères
dad [Sg]papa
dads [Pl]papas
daddy [Sg]papa
daddies [Pl]papas
mother [Sg](la) mère
mothers [Pl](les) mères
mom [Sg]maman
moms [Pl]mamans
mommy [Sg]maman
mommies [Pl]mamans
siblings / brothers and sisters(les) frères et sœurs
brother(le) frère
sister(la) sœur
child [Sg](l') enfant
children [Pl](les) enfants
son [Sg](le) fils
sons [Pl](les) fils
daughter [Sg](la) fille
daughters [Pl](les) filles
grandparents(les) grands-parents
grandfather [Sg](le) grand-père
grandfathers [Pl](les) grands-pères
grandpa [Sg]papi

grandpas [Pl]papis
grandmother [Sg](la) grand-mère
grandmothers [Pl](les) grands-mères
grandma [Sg]mamie

grandmas [Pl]mamies
grandchild [Sg](le) petit-enfant
grandchildren [Pl](les) petits-enfants
uncle [Sg](l') oncle
uncles [Pl](les) oncles
aunt [Sg](la) tante
aunts [Pl](les) tantes
cousin [Sg](le) cousin (m), (la) cousine (f)
cousins [Pl](les) cousins (m), (les) cousines (f)

Love & Friendship

love(l') amour
(to) loveaimer
I love youJe t'aime
I love you very muchJe t'aime beaucoup
boyfriend(le) petit ami
girlfriend(la) petite amie
Do you want to marry me?Veux-tu m'épouser?
husband [Sg](le) mari
husbands [Pl](les) maris
wife [Sg](la) femme
wives [Pl](les) femmes
marriedmarié (m), mariée (f)
marriedmarié (m), mariée (f)
friendship(l') amitié

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