Family in Japanese
In today’s free lesson you’ll learn how to talk about your family in Japanese. Practice your Japanese pronunciation as you listen to the audio, and while you’re at it – take a closer look at the different ways to say 'my' in Japanese.
Resources for further reading:
How to Pronounce Family in Japanese
Let’s look at some immediate family members:
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わたし の りょうしん
watashi no ryōshin
How about your extended family?
わたし の いとこ
watashi no itoko
わたし の しんせき
watashi no shinseki
Now for some romantic relationships:
わたし の つま
watashi no tsuma
わたし の おっと
watashi no otto
わたし の かれし
watashi no kareshi
わたし の かのじょ
watashi no kanojo
わたし の あね は にほん に すんで います。
Watashi no ane wa nihon ni sunde imasu.
My older sister is living in Japan.
わたし の あに は せ が たかい。
Watashi no ani wa se ga takai.
My older brother (is) tall.
Now you're all set to describe your family in Japanese.
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さようなら！ (Sayōnara!) "Good bye!"
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