Family and Relatives: English Vocabularies

Setiap orang pasti memiliki keluarga, baik itu dengan hubungan darah ataupun tidak. Oleh karena itu, kata-kata yang berkaitan dengan keluarga akan sangat sering digunakan. Kita sering menggunakan kata seperti: ayah, ibu, kakek, nenek, paman, bibi, saudara, kakak, dan kata-kata lainnya yang menunjukkan hubungan kekeluargaan. Nah, bagaimana dengan bahasa Inggris dari kata-kata tersebut?

Artikel kali ini akan membagikan vocabularies atau kosakata yang berkaitan dengan family and relatives. Family adalah keluarga yang biasanya hubungannya sangat dekat, sedangkan relatives adalah keluarga yang hubungannya tidak terlalu dekat atau terkadang cukup jauh. Relatives juga bisa diartikan menjadi “kerabat”.

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Berikut adalah vocabularies berkenaan dengan family & relatives:


Family 

  • Husband, wife, spouse;
  • father, mother, parent, son, daughter, child, children;
  • brother, sister, sibling, twins;
  • grandfather, grandmother, grandparents, grandson, granddaughter, grandchild;
  • great-grandfather, great-grandson;
  • stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother, stepsister,
  • half-brother, half-sister, half-sibling;
  • adopted son, adopted daughter, adopted child;
  • foster family, foster parents, foster father, foster mother, foster son, foster daughter, foster child.

Relatives

  • Uncle, aunt;
  • nephew, niece;
  • cousin, first cousin, second cousin;
  • close relatives, distant relatives;
  • my family, my relatives, my folks, my kin.

Relatives by marriage

  • In-laws;
  • father-in-law, mother-in-law;
  • son-in-law, daughter-in-law;
  • brother-in-law, sister-in-law.

Age groups

  • Baby, infant, child;
  • boy, girl;
  • teenager, adolescent;
  • adult, grown up;
  • young man, young woman;
  • middle-aged man, middle-aged woman;
  • old man, old woman.

Marital status and related words

  • Single, married, engaged, separated, divorced;
  • widower, widow;
  • fiance, engaged, bride, groom, wedding;
  • divorce, ex-husband, ex-wife;
  • girlfriend, boyfriend, lover.

Itulah kata-kata atau vocabularies yang berkaitan dengan keluarga. Agar mudah diingat, ayo kita coba kerjakan latihan dibawah ini ya.

EXERCISE 1
Complete the sentences with the words below!

| divorced | boyfriend | single | ex-wife | widow | cousin |
| sister-in-law | nephew | girlfriend | widower | great-grandfather |

  1. My sister’s son is my ______________
  2. My brother’s wife is my ______________
  3. The woman who the husband is dead is a ______________
  4. The woman i’m going out with is my ______________
  5. My sister isn’t married at the moment. She’s ______________
  6. My mum and dad aren’t married any more. They are ______________
  7. Chika’s mom is dead. His dad is a ______________
  8. My aunt’s daughter is my ______________

EXERCISE 2
Choose the correct words

  1. The sister of your wife is ____________________________
  2. The daughter of your brother is your ____________________________
  3. The brother of your brother is your ____________________________
  4. The wife of your brother is your ____________________________
  5. The son of your uncle is your ____________________________

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