In today's topic you will learn how to address different members of your family and relatives in Russian.

Please refer to the table below.

FAMILY СЕМЬЯ
relative родственник
parents родители
mother (mom) мать (мама)
father (dad) отец (папа)
husband муж
wife жена
spouse (male) супруг
spouse (female) супруга
child ребёнок
children дети
daughter дочь
son сын
sister сестра
brother брат
twins близнецы
triplets тройняшки
   
grandmother бабушка
grandfather дедушка
grandchildren внуки
granddaughter внучка
grandson внук
aunt тётя
uncle дядя
niece племянница
nephew племянник
   
godfather крёстный отец
godmother крёстная мать
stepfather отчим
stepmother мачеха
stepbrother сводный брат
stepsister сводная сестра
cousin (male) двоюродный брат
cousin (female) двоюродная сестра
   
mother-in-law
(husband's mother)
свекровь
father-in-law
(husband's father)
свёкор
mother-in-law
(wife's mother)
тёща
father-in-law
(wife's father)
тесть
daughter-in-law невестка
son-in-law зять
   
marital status семейное положение
single (male) холостой
single (female) незамужняя
married (male) женат
married (female) замужем
marriage брак
engagement помолвка
engaged (male) помолвленный
engaged (female) помолвленная
divorce развод
divorced (male) разведенный
divorced (female) разведенная
ex-husband бывший муж
ex-wife бывшая жена
widow вдова
widower вдовец
girlfriend девушка
boyfriend парень
wedding свадьба
bride невеста
groom жених

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