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Vocabulary: Learn about the list of family members in Dutch. What are the names of the family members in Dutch?

Welsh Vocabulary: List of Family Members in Dutch with example sentences. What are the names of Family Members in Dutch?

As a child, what’s the first word that you speak? Mom and dad of course. Then you learn to call your brothers and sisters, then your grandparents. These are words which you will absorb much before you become 1 year old. As a child or an adult, we spend most of our life talking to family members. It becomes thus very important that you are well versed with the vocabulary list of Family Members in Dutch just as you are well versed in English. This way you can explain to anyone about your Family Members in Dutch which is an essential vocabulary test..

Vocabulary list of family members in Dutch
Vocabulary list of family members in Dutch

The question (focused on vocabulary) would be something along the lines of

  1. Tell me about your Family Members in Dutch.
  2. Do you have any siblings?
  3. Are you married and how many children do you have?

You can use the right Dutch vocabulary and explain about your Father, Mother, Brother, Sister and even your pet dog as they are your family.

The vocabulary list of Family Members in Dutch is one of the most basic and important vocabulary lists that you would need to know as a novice to the Dutch language.

You might have say something as simple as “I love you, Dad” or “Good Morning, Mom” or something more complex and interesting such as proposing to your girlfriend. Thus the vocabulary list of Family Members in Dutch is part of the basic A1 vocabulary list.

 

Family in Dutch:

  1. Core Family Members in Dutch
  2. Grandparents in Dutch
  3. Cousins in Dutch
  4. In Laws and relations
  5. Marital status
  6. Step family in Dutch
  7. Other Dutch family related terms

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Dutch: Core Family

These are the most fundamental list of family members in Dutch as they form a core part of your family. This forms the basic Dutch A1 vocabulary list.

Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Parents De ouders My parents live in Austria. Mijn ouders wonen in Oostenrijk.
Mother de moeder Your mother was born in 1958. Uw moeder is geboren in 1958.
Father De vader My Father is a carpenter. Mijn vader is timmerman.
Son De zoon Our son is 2 years old. Onze zoon is 2 jaar.
Daughter De dochter Your daughter is very pretty. Je dochter is erg mooi.
Brother De broer Mark has a brother. Marc heeft een broer.
Sister De zus Do you have a sister? Heb je een zus?

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Dutch: Relations to Grandparents

Grandparents are a cherished part of your childhood and even your adulthood. You would talk about your grandparents ever so often. This is the also a part of your A1 Dutch vocabulary list.

Relations to Grandparents in Dutch
Relations to Grandparents in Dutch
Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Grandparents De grootouders Did your grandparents eat dinner? Hebben je grootouders gegeten?
Grandfather De opa / De grootvader My Grandfather smokes every day. Mijn opa rookt elke dag.
Grandmother De grootmoeder / de oma Our Grandmother bakes a cake. Onze oma bakt een taart.
Grandchildren de kleinkinderen The grandchildren like to play football. De kleinkinderen voetballen graag.
Grandson de kleinzoon My grandson likes cakes. Mijn kleinzoon houdt van taarten.
Granddaughter   de kleindochter They have a granddaughter and she is 5 years old. Ze hebben een kleindochter en zij is 5 jaar oud.

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Dutch: Relations to cousins in Dutch

As a child, in every family occasion you would meet your dear cousins, nieces and nephews. Like grandparents, they form a part of your childhood. This is the also a part of your A1 Dutch vocabulary list.

Relations to cousins in Dutch
Relations to cousins in Dutch
Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Niece De nicht / nichtjes My Niece is called Alice. Mijn nichtje heet Alice.
Nephew De neef/neven Your Nephew is a Pilot. Je neef is een piloot.
Cousin De neef / neven Her cousin is a girl. Haar neef is een meisje.
Uncle De oom / ooms My Uncle has a big farm. Mijn oom heeft een grote boerderij.
Aunt De tante / tantes My Aunt is a nurse and she is very happy. Mijn tante is verpleegster en ze is heel gelukkig.
Siblings De broer/zus/zus Siblings are your best friends. Broers en zussen zijn je beste vrienden.
Baby De baby / baby’s Your Baby is so cute. Je baby is zo schattig.
Godfather De peetvader / peetvaders Kevin is my Godfather. Kevin is mijn peetvader.
Godmother De peettante My Godmother is very famous. Mijn peettante is erg beroemd.

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Dutch: In Laws in Dutch

Getting married? You are sure to become an in law of getting in laws into your family J Better know how to call your in laws in Dutch

Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Father-in-law De schoonvader Their Father-in-law is a carpenter. Hun schoonvader is timmerman.
Mother-in-law De schoonmoeder His Mother-in-law likes football and basketball. Zijn schoonmoeder houdt van voetbal en basketbal.
Brother-in-law De zwager Does your Brother-in-law owns three cars? Heeft uw zwager drie auto’s?
Sister-in-law De schoonzus Yes, my Sister-in-law is a Russian. Ja, mijn schoonzus is een Russische.
Relative Familielid I do not like my relatives Ik hou niet van mijn familieleden

 

Vocabulary List: How to call your mom and dad in Dutch in a fond and cute way?

Did you ever call your father as “FATHER”! I’m pretty sure you just said ”DADDY” or “MOMMY”!! How do you say that in Dutch? Read below

Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Grandpa (Cute) de opa Grandpa likes to hike. Opa houdt van wandelen.
Grandma (Cute) de oma Grandma is very old. Oma is heel oud.
Dad (Cute) de papa I like my daddy. Ik hou van mijn papa.
Mom (Cute) de mummie / mama I like my mommy. Ik hou van mijn mama.

 

Marital Status in Dutch

One of the most common questions when going through the Dutch A1 exam is “Tell me about your family in Dutch.”. You need to obviously mention about your wife and children and if you’re married or living with your partner.

Marriage related terms in Dutch
Marriage related terms in Dutch
Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Friend / Friends De vriend / vrienden Friends are important Vrienden zijn belangrijk
Partner / partners De partner / partners Where is your partner? Waar is je partner?
Marital Status Burgerlijke staat What is your Marital Status? Wat is uw burgerlijke staat?
Single vrijgezel Are you single? Can you give me your phone number? Ben je vrijgezel? Kun je me je telefoonnummer geven?
Married getrouwd I am married. Ik ben getrouwd.
Divorced gescheiden My brother is divorced. Mijn broer is gescheiden.
Husband De man My husband reads the newspaper Mijn man leest de krant
Wife De vrouw My wife likes to cook. Mijn vrouw houdt van koken.

 

Step family in Dutch

Hey now.. here are many who have a step brother or a step sister. You might have a step father or a step mother and they may be from Spain. You can try to impress them by calling out to them affectionately in Dutch. Better get cracking on with the list of family members in Dutch.

Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Step-Father De stiefvader My Step-Father is very Kind Mijn stiefvader is erg aardig
Step-Mother De Stiefmoeder My Stepmother is cruel. Mijn stiefmoeder is wreed.
Step-Bother de stiefbroer Your Step-Brother is tall. Je stiefbroer is lang.
Step-Sister de stiefzuster Your Step-Sister is short. Je stiefzus is kort.

 

Are there any other important words for Dutch family members?

Other than the master lists mentioned above, there are a few other family related terms that will serve you well. Go through the list below to learn more.

Dutch English English Sentence Dutch Sentence
Child Het kind The Child sings daily. Het Kind zingt dagelijks.
Toddler de peuter The Toddler likes to walk. De Peuter houdt van lopen.
Teenager de tiener She is a teenager Ze is een tiener
Adult de volwassene You are an adult! Je bent volwassen!
Twin De tweeling My twin sister is angry. Mijn tweelingzus is boos.
Boy de jongen The Boy sells ice cream. De jongen verkoopt ijs.
Girl het meisje Th girl buys a chocolate. Het meisje koopt een chocolaatje.
Man De man The man is lucky. De man heeft geluk.
Woman De vrouw The woman earns a lot. De vrouw verdient veel.

 

Conclusion

These are the most fundamental A1 vocabulary list of family members in Dutch that you would use at definitely in your daily life. This is something that you need to know since every conversation will steer towards this at least once and hence you need to know this list well.

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