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Must-Know Terms for Family Members

꼭 알아야 할 가족관계 호칭
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child
자식 자식 (n)
jasik
child
아이가 생기면 모든 것들이 바뀝니다. 아이가 생기면 모든 것들이 바뀝니다.
Aiga saenggimyeon modeun geotteuri bakkwimnida.
Everything changes when you have a child.
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younger sister
여동생 여동생 (n)
yeodongsaeng
younger sister
여동생이 둘 있어요. 여동생이 둘 있어요.
Yeodongsaengi dul isseoyo.
I have two younger sisters.
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younger brother
남동생 남동생 (n)
namdongsaeng
younger brother
내 남동생은 종종 잠꼬대를 해. 내 남동생은 종종 잠꼬대를 해.
Nae namdongsaengeun jongjong jamkkodaereul hae.
My younger brother often talks in sleep.
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grandmother
할머니 할머니 (n)
halmeoni
grandmother
우리 할머니는 세상에서 제일 맛있는 사과 파이를 만드십니다. 우리 할머니는 세상에서 제일 맛있는 사과 파이를 만드십니다.
Uri halmeonineun sesangeseo jeil masinneun sagwa paireul mandeusimnida.
My grandmother makes the best apple pie in the world.
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grandfather
할아버지 할아버지 (n)
harabeoji
grandfather
할아버지와 손주들과 함께 걸어가고 있습니다. 할아버지와 손주들과 함께 걸어가고 있습니다.
Harabeojiwa sonjudeulgwa hamkke georeogago itsseumnida.
The grandfather is walking with his grandchildren.
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husband
남편 남편 (n)
nampyeon
husband
남편은 접은 타월이 있는 바구니를 들고 있습니다. 남편은 접은 타월이 있는 바구니를 들고 있습니다.
Nampyeoneun jeobeun tawori inneun bagunireul deulgo itsseumnida.
The husband is carrying the basket of folded towels.
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wife
아내 아내 (n)
anae
wife
그녀는 아내이자 어머니입니다. 그녀는 아내이자 어머니입니다.
Geunyeoneun anaeija eomeoniimnida.
She is a wife and a mother.
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son
아들 아들 (n)
adeul
son
나는 아들을 공부하라고 런던에 보냈습니다. 나는 아들을 공부하라고 런던에 보냈습니다.
Naneun adeureul gongbuharago reondeone bonaetsseumnida.
I sent my son to study in London.
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daughter
(n)
ttal
daughter
딸에게 전화하다 딸에게 전화하다
ttarege jeonhwahada
call one's daughter
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sister
언니 / 누나 언니 / 누나 (n)
Eonni / nuna
sister
mother
어머니 어머니 (n)
eomeoni
mother
어머니와 딸 어머니와 딸
eomeoniwa ttal
mother and daughter
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father
아버지 아버지 (n)
abeoji
father
마리오의 아버지는 어느 분이에요? 마리오의 아버지는 어느 분이에요?
Marioui abeojineun eoneu bunieyo?
Who is Mario's father?
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niece
여자 조카 여자 조카 (n)
yeoja joka
niece
내 조카 사라 내 조카 사라
nae joka sara
my niece Sarah
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sister-in-law
시누이 시누이 (n)
sinui
sister-in-law
granddaughter
손녀 손녀 (n)
sonnyeo
granddaughter
어린 손녀 어린 손녀
eorin sonnyeo
little granddaughter
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grandson
손자 손자 (n)
sonja
grandson
내 손자 내 손자
nae sonja
my grandson
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family
가족 가족 (n)
gajok
family
가족 사진 가족 사진
gajok sajin
family picture
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cousin
사촌 사촌 (n)
sachon
cousin
제 사촌의 이름은 에리카입니다. 제 사촌의 이름은 에리카입니다.
Je sachonui ireumeun erikaimnida.
My cousin's name is Erica.
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parent
부모님 부모님 (n)
bumonim
parent
mother-in-law
시어머니 시어머니 (n)
sieomeoni
mother-in-law
great-grandfather
증조부 증조부 (n)
jeungjobu
great-grandfather
father-in-law
장인어른 장인어른 (n)
jangineoreun
father-in-law
grandparent
조부모 조부모 (n)
jobumo
grandparent
grandchild
손주 손주 (n)
sonju
grandchild
uncle
삼촌 삼촌 (n)
samchon
uncle
great-grandmother
증조 할머니 증조 할머니 (n)
jeungjo halmeoni
great-grandmother
brother
형제 형제 (n)
hyeongje
brother
nephew
남자 조카 남자 조카
namja joka
nephew
partner
배우자 배우자 (n)
baeuja
partner
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Friday at 4:10 pm
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Hi Listeners! What is your favorite Family Member word? Let us know!

Friday at 12:33 pm
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Hello Tamizharasi,

Thank you for the valuable feedback, it means a lot to us!
Please let us know if you have any other inquiries.

Sincerely,
Lyn
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Thursday at 12:58 pm
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Thank you so much …. For audio vocabulary….. It’s very useful 💐
My favorite words is eonni/nuna

Monday at 12:05 am
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Hi Isabel,

Both 자식 and 아이 mean ‘child’, with 자식 having the meaning of ‘my child’, and ‘아이’ meaning ‘child’ in general(you can use it to refer to not just your own child but for others too). So while the example is different, you can use both words when discussing ‘children’.

As for sister, if the siblings are both girls, the younger child will refer to the older sister as 언니, if the younger sibling is a boy, he will refer to his older sister as 누나.

Cheers,
Lyn
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Isabel Rodríguez
Friday at 6:37 am
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Hi! Another question, I’m sorry 😅
Why does “sister” have two different words?
Thanks again!

Isabel Rodríguez
Friday at 6:17 am
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Hi!
I have a question
In the very first word, child, it says it’s 자식, but why doesn’t it appear on the example?
Thank you! xoxo

Friday at 11:50 am
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Hi marticsek,

Thank you for posting! You don’t need spacing between the syllables:

오빠

여자친구
남자친구

Cheers,
Lyn
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marticsek
Wednesday at 10:05 pm
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오 빠

여자 친구
남자 친구
:)

Wednesday at 10:00 am
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Hi Nicole,

Thanks for posting. Aunt(maternal) is ‘이모’, and aunt(paternal) is ‘고모’.

Cheers,
Lyn
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Nicole
Tuesday at 1:12 am
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Hi! Just noticed that you don’t have the word for aunt!

Wednesday at 10:50 am
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Hi Frank,

Thanks for your positive feedback. Please let us know if you have any questions!

Best,
Lyn
Team KoreanClass101.com