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Words: Family

family, home
家人gā.yà̲nfamily member
親戚chān.chīkrelative
  1. Basic family
  2. Extended family
  3. Relatives in law
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Basic family

FormalInformal
祖父母jóu.fu̲.mó̲u ​ grandparents (paternal)
祖父jóu.fu̲爺爺yè̲.yè̲²grandfather (paternal)
祖母jóu.mó̲u奶奶ná̲ai⁴.ná̲ai² 普grandmother (paternal)
祖母jóu.mó̲u嫲嫲mà̲.mà̲ 粤grandmother (paternal)
外祖父母ngo̲i.jóu.fu̲.mó̲u ​ grandparents (maternal)
外祖父ngo̲i.jóu.fu̲公公gūng.gūng 粤grandfather (maternal)
外祖父ngo̲i.jóu.fu̲外公ngo̲i.gūnggrandfather (maternal)
外祖母ngo̲i.jóu.mó̲u婆婆pò̲.pò̲² 粤grandmother (maternal)
外祖母ngo̲i.jóu.mó̲u外婆ngo̲i.pò̲grandmother (maternal)
父母fu̲.mó̲u ​ parents
父親fu̲.chān爸爸bā⁴.bāfather, dad
母親mó̲u.chān媽媽mā⁴.māmother, mum
老公ló̲u.gūnghusband
先生sīn.sāanghusband
老婆ló̲u.pò̲wife
太太taai.taai²wife
兄弟hīng.da̲ibrothers
哥哥gō⁴.gō 普elder brother
大佬da̲ai.lóu 粤elder brother
弟弟da̲i⁴.da̲i² 普younger brother
細佬sai.lóu 粤younger brother
姐妹jé.mu̲i²sisters
姐姐jé⁴.jé¹ 普elder sister
家姐gā.jé 粤elder sister
妹妹mu̲i⁴.mu̲i² 普younger sister
細妹sai.mu̲i² 粤younger sister
兒子yì̲.jí 普son
jái 粤son
女兒né̲ui.yì̲ 普daughter
孫子syūn.jí 普grandchild, grandson
syūn 粤grandchild
孫仔syūn.jái 粤grandson
孫女syūn.né̲ui²granddaughter

Extended family

伯伯baak.baak 普uncle (father's elder brother)
阿伯a.baak 粤uncle (father's elder brother)
叔叔sūk.sūk 普uncle (father's younger brother)
阿叔a.sūk 粤uncle (father's younger brother)
姑姑gū⁴.gū 普aunt (father's sister)
姑媽gū.māaunt (father's elder sister)
姑姐gū.jé¹ 粤aunt (father's younger sister)
舅舅ká̲u.ká̲u² 普uncle (mother's brother)
舅父ká̲u.fu̲² 粤uncle (mother's brother)
姨媽yì̲.māaunt (mother's elder sister)
阿姨a.yì̲¹aunt (mother's younger sister)
堂哥tò̲ng.gōcousin (paternal, male, elder)
堂弟tò̲ng.da̲icousin (paternal, male, younger)
堂姐tò̲ng.jécousin (paternal, female, elder)
堂妹tò̲ng.mu̲i²cousin (paternal, female, younger)
表哥bíu.gōcousin (maternal, male, elder)
表弟bíu.da̲icousin (maternal, male, younger)
表姐bíu.jécousin (paternal, female, elder)
表妹bíu.mu̲i²cousin (paternal, female, younger)
侄子ja̲t.jí 普nephew (brother's son)
侄仔ja̲t.jaí 粤nephew (brother's son)
侄女ja̲t.né̲ui²niece (brother's daughter)
外甥ngo̲i.sāngnephew (sister's son)
外甥女ngo̲i.sāng.né̲ui²niece (sister's daughter)

Relatives in law

公婆gūng.pò̲² 普husband's parents
老爺奶奶ló̲u.yè̲ ná̲ai⁴.ná̲ai² 粤husband's parents
公公gūng.gūng 普husband's father
老爺ló̲u.yè̲ 粤husband's father
婆婆pò̲.pò̲² 普husband's mother
奶奶ná̲ai⁴.ná̲ai² 粤husband's mother
岳父母 ngo̲k.fu̲².mó̲u 普wife's parents
外父母ngo̲i.fu̲².mó̲u 粤wife's parents
岳父 ngo̲k.fu̲² 普wife's father
外父ngo̲i.fu̲² 粤wife's father
岳母 ngo̲k.mó̲u² 普wife's mother
外母ngo̲i.mó̲u² 粤wife's mother
大伯da̲ai.baakhusband's elder brother
小叔síu.sūk 普husband's younger brother
叔仔sūk.jái 粤husband's younger brother
大姑da̲ai.gūhusband's elder sister
小姑síu.gū 普husband's younger sister
姑仔gū.jái 粤husband's younger sister
大舅da̲ai.ká̲uwife's elder brother
小舅síu.ká̲u 普wife's younger brother
舅仔ká̲u.jái 粤wife's younger brother
大姨da̲ai.yì̲wife's elder sister
小姨síu.yì̲ 普wife's younger sister
姨仔yì̲¹.jái 粤wife's younger sister
嫂子sóu.jí 普elder brother's wife
啊嫂a.sóu 粤elder brother's wife
弟婦da̲i.fú̲younger brother's wife
姐夫jé.fūelder sister's husband
妹夫mu̲i.fūyounger sister's husband
媳婦sīk.fú̲ 普son's wife
新抱sān.pó̲u 粤son's wife
女婿né̲ui.saidaughter's husband

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