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

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

love(die) Liebe
(to) lovelieben
I love youIch liebe dich
I love you very muchIch 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
friendship [Sg](die) Freundschaft
friendships [Pl](die) Freundschaften


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

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