Family & Friends in German

Family & Friends in German 2017-07-03T14:26:29+00:00

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 German“.

Family & Friends in German

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Family & Relatives

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
friendship [Sg]
(die) Freundschaft
friendships [Pl]
(die) Freundschaften
family [Sg]
(die) Familie
families [Pl]
(die) Familien
parents
(die) Eltern
father [Sg]
(der) Vater
fathers [Pl]
(die) Väter
dad [Sg]
(der) Papa
dads [Pl]
(die) Papas
daddy [Sg]
(der) Papi
daddies [Pl]
(die) Papis
mother [Sg]
(die) Mutter
mothers [Pl]
(die) Mütter
mom [Sg]
(die) Mama
moms [Pl]
(die) Mamas
mommy [Sg]
(die) Mami
(die) Mutti

mommies [Pl]
(die) Mamis
(die) Muttis

siblings / brothers and sisters
(die) Geschwister
brother [Sg]
(der) Bruder
brothers [Pl]
(die) Brüder
sister [Sg]
(die) Schwester
sisters [Pl]
(die) Schwestern
child [Sg]
(das) Kind
children [Pl]
(die) Kinder
son [Sg]
(der) Sohn
sons [Pl]
(die) Söhne
daughter [Sg]
(die) Tochter
daughters [Pl]
(die) Töchter
grandparents
(die) Großeltern
grandfather [Sg]
(der) Großvater
grandfathers [Pl]
(die) Großväter
grandpa [Sg]
(der) Opa
grandpas [Pl]
(die) Opas
grandmother [Sg]
(die) Großmutter
grandmothers [Pl]
(die) Großmütter
grandma [Sg]
(die) Oma
grandmas [Pl]
(die) Omas
grandchild [Sg]
(der) Enkel
grandchildren [Pl]
(die) Enkel
uncle [Sg]
(der) Onkel
uncles [Pl]
(die) Onkel
aunt [Sg]
(die) Tante
aunts [Pl]
(die) Tanten
cousin [Sg]
(der) Cousin
cousins [Pl]
(die) Cousins

Love & Friendship

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
love
(die) Liebe
(to) love
lieben
I love you
Ich liebe dich
I love you very much
Ich liebe dich sehr
boyfriend [Sg]
(der) Freund
boyfriends [Pl]
(die) Freunde
girlfriend [Sg]
(die) Freundin
girlfriends [Pl]
(die) Freundinnen
Do you want to marry me?
Willst du mich heiraten?
husband [Sg]
(der) Ehemann
husbands [Pl]
(die) Ehemänner
wife [Sg]
(die) Ehefrau
wives [Pl]
(die) Ehefrauen
married
verheiratet
married
verheiratet
friendship [Sg]
(die) Freundschaft
friendships [Pl]
(die) Freundschaften

Notes:

1 as a man 2 as a woman3 as a man 4 as a woman

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