# Must-Know Terms for Family Members

Parole da Conoscere sui Membri della Famiglia

32 Words • 4 Comments

marito (n) masc

husband

Il mio amato marito sta cucinando per me.

My beloved husband is cooking for me.

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marito (n) masc

husband

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figlia (n) fem

daughter

Questa è mia figlia.

This is my daughter.

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figlia (n) fem

daughter

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nonna (n) fem

grandmother

nonna paterna

paternal grandmother

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nonna (n) fem

grandmother

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sorella minore fem

younger sister

Mia sorella minore è andata in Inghilterra per studiare all'estero.

My younger sister went to England to study abroad.

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sorella minore fem

younger sister

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moglie (n) fem

wife

marito e moglie

husband and wife

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moglie (n) fem

wife

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sorella (n) fem

sister

Lei è mia sorella maggiore, ed è un avvocato.

She is my older sister, and she is a lawyer.

sorella (n) fem

sister

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fratello minore masc

younger brother

Mio fratello minore spesso parla nel sonno.

My younger brother often talks in sleep.

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fratello minore masc

younger brother

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madre (n) fem

mother

I bambini stanno baciando la loro mamma.

The children are kissing their mother.

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madre (n) fem

mother

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padre (n) masc

father

Chi è il padre di Mario?

Who is Mario's father?

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padre (n) masc

father

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nonno (n) masc

grandfather

nonno materna

maternal grandfather

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nonno (n) masc

grandfather

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nipote (n) fem

niece

mia nipote Sarah

my niece Sarah

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nipote (n) fem

niece

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famiglia (n) fem

family

foto di famiglia

family picture

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famiglia (n) fem

family

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cugino (n) masc

cousin

Mia cugina si chiama Erica.

My cousin's name is Erica.

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cugino (n) masc

cousin

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nipote (n) masc

grandson

mio nipote

my grandson

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nipote (n) masc

grandson

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nipote (n) fem

granddaughter

nipotina

little granddaughter

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nipote (n) fem

granddaughter

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bisnonna (n) fem

great-grandmother

bisnonna (n) fem

great-grandmother

bisnonno (n) masc

great-grandfather

bisnonno (n) masc

great-grandfather

Hi Listeners! What is your favorite Family Member word? Let us know!

Hi everyone,

Thank you for posting!

@Emerald, that’s right! 😄

@Elizabeth, I like “nonna” too, because I love my nonna ❤️️😄

Have a nice day!

Ofelia

Team ItalianPod101.com

My favorite word is nonna, because I am a nonna!

So granddaughter, grandson, neice and nephew are all the same word?