Japanese Language All About Family Member Vocabulary

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This article is an article on vocabulary relates with family. There are two kinds of type of addressing family depends on whose family that we are addressed. The first one is when we are stating or addressing our own family and the latter is when we are addressing someone else’s family. It has a
different way of addressing depends on the family itself.

Several family members from grandfather, grandmother down to father, mother through the children and also grandchildren terms is stated in the vocabulary lists. There are also anotherfamily members terms which is related as follows.

No.

Family Member Name

Kanji

Hiragana

Romaji

1.

Grandmother [ your own self]

祖父

そふ

sofu

2.

Grandfather [ your own self]

祖母

そぼ

sobo

3.

Grandmother [ other people] / Old-aged woman

お祖母さん

おばあさん

obaasan

4.

Grandfather [ other people] / Old-aged man

お祖父さん

おじいさん

ojiisan

5.

Mother [ your own self]

はは

haha

6.

Father [ your own self]

ちち

chichi

7.

Mother [ other people]

お母さん

おかあさん

okaasan

8.

Father [ other people]

お父さん

おとうさん

otousan

9.

Older Sister [ your own self]

姉、姉貴

あね、あねき

ane, aneki

10.

Older Brother [ your own self]

兄、兄貴

あに、あねき

ani, aniki

No.

Family Member Name

Kanji

Hiragana

Romaji

11.

Older Sister [ other people ]

お姉さん

おねえさん

oneesan

12.

Older Brother [ other people ]

お兄さん

おにいさん

oniisan

13.

Younger Sister [ your own self ]

いもうと

imouto

14.

Younger Brother [ your own self ]

おとうと

otouto

15.

Younger Sister [ other people ]

妹さん

いもうとさん

imoutosan

16.

Younger Brother [ other people ]

弟さん

おとうとさん

otoutosan

17.

Aunt [ your own self ]

伯母

おば

oba

18.

Uncle [ your own self ]

伯父

おじ

oji

19.

Aunt [ other people ] / Middle-aged woman

伯母さん

おばさん

ojisan

20.

Uncle [ other people ] / Middle-aged man

伯父さん

おじさん

ojisan

 

No.

Family Member Name

Kanji

Hiragana

Romaji

21.

Niece [ your own self ] 

めい

mei

22.

Nephew [ your own self ]

おい

oi

23.

Niece [ other people ] 

姪御

めいご

meigo

24.

Nephew [ other people ]

甥御

おいご

oigo

25.

Wife [ your own self ] 

つま

tsuma

26.

Husband [ your own self ] 

おっと

otto

27.

Wife [ other people ] 

奥さん

おくさん

okusan

28.

Husband [ other people ] 

ご主人

ごしゅじん

goshujin

29.

Daughter [ your own self ]

むすめ

musume

30.

Son [ your own self ]

息子

むすこ

musuko

 

No.

Family Member Name

Kanji

Hiragana

Romaji

31.

Daughter [ other people ]

娘さん

お嬢さん

むすめさん

おじょうさん

musumesan

ojousan

32.

Son [ other people ]

息子さん

むすこさん

musukosan

33.

Granddaughter

孫娘

まごむすめ

mago musume

34.

Grandson

孫息子

まごむすこ

mago musuko

35.

Step-Mother

継母

けいぼ・ままはは

keibo

36.

Step-Father

継父

けいふ・ままちち

keifu

37.

Mother-in-law

義理の母

ぎりのはは

giri no haha

38.

Father-in-law

義理の父

ぎりのちち

giri no chichi

39.

Foster Mother

養母

ようぼ

youbo

40.

Foster Father

養父

ようふ

youfu

 

No.

Family Member Name

Kanji

Hiragana

Romaji

41.

Parents [ your own self ]

両親

りょうしん

ryoushin

42.

Parents

ご両親

ごりょうしん

goryoushin

43.

Eldest Son

長男

ちょうなん

chounan

44.

Eldest Daughter

長女

ちょうじょ

choujyo

45.

Foster SonAdopted Son

養子

ようし

youshi

46.

Foster DaughterAdopted Daughter

養女

ようじょ

youjyo

47.

Sisters

姉妹

しまい

shimai

48.

Siblings (Brothers), (Sisters)

兄弟

きょうだい

kyoudai

49.

Grandchild

まご

mago

50.

Cousin

従兄、従妹

いとこ

itoko

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