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

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

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 Portuguese just as you are well versed in English. This way you can explain to anyone about your Family Members in Portuguese which is an essential vocabulary test..

list of family members in Portuguese
list of family members in Portuguese

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

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

You can use the right Portuguese 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 Portuguese is one of the most basic and important vocabulary lists that you would need to know as a novice to the Portuguese 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 Portuguese is part of the basic A1 vocabulary list.

 

Family in Portuguese:

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

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Portuguese: Core Family

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

family tree in Portuguese
family tree in Portuguese
Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Parents Os pais My parents live in Austria. Meus pais moram na Áustria.
Mother A mãe Your mother was born in 1958. Sua mãe nasceu em 1958.
Father O pai My Father is a carpenter. Meu pai é carpinteiro.
Son O filho Our son is 2 years old. Nosso filho tem 2 anos.
Daughter A filha Your daughter is very pretty. Sua filha é muito bonita.
Brother O irmão Mark has a brother. Mark tem um irmão.
Sister A irmã Do you have a sister? Você tem uma irmã?

 

Vocabulary List: Family Members in Portuguese: 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 Portuguese vocabulary list.

Relations to Grandparents in Portuguese
Relations to Grandparents in Portuguese
Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Grandparents Os avós Did your grandparents eat dinner? Seus avós jantaram?
Grandfather O avô My Grandfather smokes every day. Meu avô fuma todos os dias.
Grandmother A avó Our Grandmother bakes a cake. Nossa avó faz um bolo.
Grandchildren Os netos The grandchildren like to play football. Os netos gostam de jogar futebol.
Grandson O Neto My grandson likes cakes. Meu neto gosta de bolos.
Granddaughter   A neta They have a granddaughter and she is 5 years old. Eles têm uma neta e ela tem 5 anos.

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

Relations to cousins in Portuguese
Relations to cousins in Portuguese

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 Portuguese vocabulary list.

 

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Niece A sobrinha / sobrinhas My Niece is called Alice. Minha sobrinha se chama Alice.
Nephew O sobrinho / sobrinhos Your Nephew is a Pilot. Seu sobrinho é um piloto.
Cousin O prima / primas My cousin is a boy. A prima dela é uma menina.
Uncle O tio / tios My Uncle has a big farm. Meu tio tem uma grande fazenda.
Aunt A tia/tias My Aunt is a nurse and she is very happy. Minha tia é enfermeira e está muito feliz.
Siblings O irmão/irmãos Siblings are your best friends. Os irmãos são seus melhores amigos.
Baby O bebê / bebês Your Baby is so cute. Seu bebê é tão fofo.
Godfather O padrinho / padrinhos Kevin is my Godfather. Kevin é meu padrinho.
Godmother A madrinha / madrinhas My Godmother is very famous. Minha madrinha é muito famosa.

 

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

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 Portuguese

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Father-in-law O sogro Their Father-in-law is a carpenter. O sogro deles é carpinteiro.
Mother-in-law A sogra His Mother-in-law likes football and basketball. Sua sogra gosta de futebol e basquete.
Brother-in-law O cunhado Does your Brother-in-law owns three cars? Seu cunhado tem três carros?
Sister-in-law A cunhada Yes, my Sister-in-law is a Russian. Sim, minha cunhada é russa.

 

Vocabulary List: How to call your mom and dad in Portuguese 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 Portuguese? Read below

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Grandpa (Cute) O vovô Grandpa likes to hike. Vovô gosta de caminhar.
Grandma (Cute) A avó Grandma is very old. A vovó é muito velha.
Dad (Cute) o Papai / pai I like my daddy. Eu gosto do meu pai.
Mom (Cute) a mamãe / mãe I like my mommy. Eu gosto da minha mãe.

 

Marital Status in Portuguese

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

Marriage related terms in Portuguese
Marriage related terms in Portuguese

 

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Friend / Friends O Amigo / Amigos Friends are important Amigos são importantes
Partner / partners O parceiro/parceiros Where is your partner? Onde está seu parceiro?
Marital Status Estado civil What is your Marital Status? Qual é seu estado civil?
Single Solteiro Are you single? Can you give me your phone number? Você é solteiro? Você pode me dar seu número de telefone?
Married Casado I am married. Eu sou casado.
Divorced Divorciado My brother is divorced. Meu irmão é divorciado.
Husband O marido My husband reads the newspaper Meu marido lê o jornal
Wife A esposa My wife likes to cook. Minha esposa gosta de cozinhar.

Step family in Portuguese

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 Portuguese. Better get cracking on with the list of family members in Portuguese.

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Step-Father O padrasto My Step-Father is very Kind Meu padrasto é muito gentil
Step-Mother A Madrasta My Stepmother is cruel. Minha madrasta é cruel.
Step-Bother O meio-irmão Your Step-Brother is tall. Seu meio-irmão é alto.
Step-Sister A meia-irmã Your Step-Sister is short. Sua meia-irmã é baixinha.

 

Are there any other important words for Portuguese 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.

Portuguese English English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
Male Macho The male lion is very strong O leão macho é muito forte
Female Fêmea The toilet for Females is on the second floor. O banheiro feminino fica no segundo andar.
Child A criança The Child sings daily. A Criança canta diariamente.
Toddler A criança The Toddler likes to walk. A criança gosta de andar.
Teenager O Adolescente She is a teenager Ela é uma adolescente
Adult O adulto You are an adult! Você é um adulto!
Twin Os gêmeos My twin sister is angry. Minha irmã gêmea está com raiva.
Boy O menino The boy sells ice cream. O menino vende sorvete.
Girl A menina Th girl buys a chocolate. A menina compra um chocolate.
Man O homem The man is lucky. O homem tem sorte.
Woman A Mulher The woman is beautiful. A mulher é linda.

 

Conclusion

These are the most fundamental A1 vocabulary list of family members in Portuguese 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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