Basic Latvian Vocabulary: Family and friends

Latvian Vocabulary: Family and friends

– Useful words you should know –


Want to learn the Latvian language? Here’s a complete list of the most basic, common and useful words in Latvian with their translation in English, on the topic of family and friends. Ideal to help you boost your Latvian vocabulary!

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the great-grandfather vecvectēvs
the great grandmother lielā vecmāmiņa
the grandfather vectēvs
the grandmother vecmāmiņa
the grandson mazdēls
the granddaughter mazmeita
the grandchildren mazbērni
the father tēvs
the mother māte
the parents vecāki
the child bērns
the children bērni
the son dēls
the daughter meita
a baby bērniņš
a teenager pusaudzis
the adults pieaugušajiem
the brother brālis
the sister māsa
half-brother pusbrālis
half-sister pusmāsa
a twin dvīnis
the uncle tēvocis
the aunt tante
the cousin brālēns
the nephew brāļadēls
the niece brāļameita
a friend draugs
the boyfriend draugs
the girlfriend draudzene
the fiancé līgavainis
the groom līgavainis
the husband vīrs
the wife sieva
the parents-in-law vīra vecāki,
father-in-law vīratēvs
the mother-in-law vīramāte
the brother-in-law svainis
the sister-in-law svainis
the son-in-law znots
the daughter-in-law vīramāte
a family member ģimenes loceklis
adopted pieņēma
only son vienīgais dēls

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