Filipino Family

This is a list of words about family in Filipino. You can name people such as your relatives as well as extended family this way.

Daughter: anak na babae
Son: anak na lalaki
Sister: kapatid na babae
Brother: kapatid na lalaki
Baby: sanggol: new born
Child (m): batang lalaki
Child (f): batang babae
Father: ama, tatay
Mother: ina, nanay
Husband: asawa
Wife: asawa
Cousin (m): pinsang lalaki
Cousin (f): pinsang babae
Aunt: tiyahin
Uncle: tiyuhin
Grandfather: lolo
Grandmother: lola
Nephew: pamangking lalaki
Niece: pamangking babae
Man: lalaki
Woman: babae
Boy: batang lalaki
Girl: batang babae
People: mga tao

These examples show how family words are used in a Filipino sentence. Very useful when socializing with other people. This can also show you how to ask questions.

What's your brother called?: anong tawag sa kapatid na lalaki mo? Anong pangalan ng kapatid na lalaki mo
How old is your sister?: Anong edad ng kapatid na babae mo? Ilang taong gulang na ang kapatid na babae mo?
Where does your father work?: Saan nagtatrabaho ang tatay mo?
Your daughter is very cute: ang ganda ng anak na babae mo; ang kyut ng anak na babae mo
I love my husband: mahal ko ang asawa ko. iniibig ko ang asawa ko= formal
This is my wife: Ito ang asawa ko. Ito ang aking maybahay: formal

With the above list you will be able to discuss how many siblings you have or ask others about their family. Now let's go to the next topic by clicking the "Next" button. Or simply choose your own topic from the menu above.

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