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Family relations

  • Father: a male parent
  • Mother: a female parent
  • Dad (informal): one's father
  • Mum, mummy, mom (informal): one's mother
  • Parent: father or mother
  • Child (Plural Children): a son or daughter of any age
  • Son: a male child
  • Daughter: a female child
  • Brother: a man or boy in relation to other children of his parents
  • Sister: a woman or girl in relation to other children of her parents
  • Grandfather (Informal grandpa): the father of one's father or mother
  • Paternal grandfather: the father of one's father
  • Maternal grandfather: the father of one's mother
  • Grandmother (Informal grandma): the mother of one's father or mother
  • Paternal grandmother: the mother of one's father
  • Maternal grandmother: the mother of one's mother
  • Grandson: a boy child of one's son or daughter
  • Granddaughter: a girl child of one's son or daughter
  • Uncle: the brother of one's father or mother or the husband of one's aunt
  • Aunt: the sister of one's father or mother or the wife of one's uncle
  • Cousin: any child of one's uncle or aunt
  • Nephew: a son of one's brother or sister or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law
  • Niece: a daughter of one's brother or sister or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law
  • Fiancée: a woman to whom a man is engaged to be married
  • Fiance: a man to whom a woman is engaged to be married
  • Bride: a woman on her wedding day or just before and after the event
  • Bridegroom: a man on his wedding day or just before and after the event
  • Wife: the woman to whom a particular man is married
  • Husband: the man to whom a particular woman is married
  • Spouse: one's husband or wife
  • Father-in-law: the father of one's husband or wife
  • Mother-in-law: the mother of one's husband or wife
  • Sister-in-law: the sister of one's husband or wife or the wife of one's brother or brother-in-law
  • Brother-in-law: the brother of one's husband or wife or the husband of one's sister or sister-in-law
  • Son-in-law: the husband of one's daughter
  • Daughter-in-law: the wife of one's son
  • Godparent: A person who presents a child at baptism and promises to be responsible for their religious education

 

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