7 January 2014

Vocabulary: Chinese family (2)

More Chinese family words. This time the basic words to name son and daughter, and more advanced words to speak about members of a marriage and their parents.





child
孩子
háizi

儿子
érzi
(son)
女儿
nǚ'ér
(daughter)

married couple
夫妻
fūqī

丈夫
zhàngfu
(husband)
妻子
qīzi
(wife)

husband and wife parents
婆婆
pópo
(husband's mother)
公公
gōnggong
(husband's father)
丈母
zhàngmǔ
(wife's mother)
岳父
yuèfù
(wife's father)