Germanic Languages Comparative Vocabulary: Family

Learn the names of family members in German and Dutch


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English German Dutch
family die Familie familie
mother die Mutter moeder
mom Mutti mamma
father der Vater vader
dad Vati pappa
parents die Eltern ouders
daughter die Tochter dochter
son der Sohn zoon
children die Kinder kinderen
sister die Schwester zuster
brother der Bruder broeder
wife die Frau vrouw
husband der Mann man
grandmother die Großmutter grootmoeder
grandfather der Großvater grootvader
grandparents die Großeltern grootouder
granddaughter die Enkelin kleindochter
grandson der Enkel kleinzoon
grandchildren die Enkelkinder kleinkind
cousin (f) die Cousine nicht
cousin (m) der Vetter neef
aunt die Tante tante
uncle der Onkel oom
niece die Nichte nicht
nephew der Neffe neef
stepmother die Stiefmutter stiefmoeder
stepfather der Stiefvater stiefvader
stepdaughter die Stieftochter stiefdochter
stepson der Stiefsohn stiefzoon
stepsister die Stiefschwester stiefzuster
stepbrother der Stiefbruder stiefbroeder
mother-in-law die Schwiegermutter schoonmoeder
father-in-law der Schwiegervater schoonvader
daughter-in-law die Schwiegertochter schoondochter
son-in-law der Schwiegersohn schoonzoon
sister-in-law die Schwägerin schoonzus(ter)
brother-in-law der Schwager zwager
godmother die Patin meter
godfather der Pate peetvader
girl das Mädchen meisje (n)
boy der Junge jongen
toddler das Kleinkind peuter
baby das Baby baby
child das Kind kind (n)
teenager der Teenager tiener
woman die Frau vrouw
man der Mann man
adults die Erwachsenen volwassene
relative der Verwandte bloedverwant
siblings die Geschwister broers en zusters
twins der Zwilling tweeling
birth die Geburt geboorte
death der Tod dood
marriage die Ehe huwelijk (n)
divorce die Scheidung echtscheiding
dog der Hund hond
cat die Katze poes
bird der Vogel vogel
goldfish der Goldfisch goudvis

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