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Family Members in Chinese

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Introducing family members in Chinese

Wanna introduce your family to others in the Chinese language, but no idea where to start from? No worries, in today’s lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about the size of your family, and of course, the members in it. Let’s start!

Introducing family members in Chinese

Ask About Family
1)
A: Nǐ jiā yǒu duōshǎo (jǐ kǒu)rén ?
你家有多少(几口)人?
How many people are there in your family?
B:Yǒu wǔ kǒu rén, bàba, māmā, gēgē, jiějiě hé wǒ.
有五口人,爸爸,妈妈,哥哥,姐姐和我。
There are five people, my father, mother, brother, sister, and me.

2)
A:Nǐ yǒu duōshǎo xiōndì jiěmèi?
你有多少兄弟姐妹?
How many siblings do you have?
B:Sān gè. Liǎng gè jiějiě hé yīgè dìdì.
三个。两个姐姐和一个弟弟。
Three. Two elder sisters and one younger brother.
B: Nǐ ne?

你呢?
And you?
A:Wǒ méiyǒu rènhé xiōngdì jiěmèi. Wǒ shì jiālǐ wéiyī de háizi.
我没有任何兄弟姐妹。我是家里唯一的孩子。
I don’t have any siblings. I am the only child.

3)
A:Nǐmen yǒu jǐ gè háizi?
你有几个孩子?
How many children do you have?
B:Wǒmen yǒu liǎng gè háizi, yīgè érzi hé yīgè nǚér.
我们有两个孩子,一个儿子和一个女儿。
We have two children, a son ,and a daughter.

4)
A:Nǐ hé nǐ de zǔfùmǔ zhù zài yīqǐ ma?
你和你的祖父母住在一起吗?
Do you live with your grandparents?
B:Wǒmen bù zhù zài yīqǐ, dàn wǒmen zhù dé hěn jìn.
我们不住在一起,但我们住得很近。
We don’t live together, but we live very closely.

 

Chinese Sentences about Family Members

Nǐ jiā yǒu duōshǎo (jǐ kǒu)rén 你家有多少(几口)人? How many people are there in your family?
Nǐ yǒu duōshǎo xiōndì jiěmèi? 你有多少兄弟姐妹? How many siblings do you have?
Nǐmen yǒu jǐ gè  (___)? 你們有几个_(_  )_? How many(family members)do you have?
Nǐ hé nǐ de (      )zhù zài yīqǐ  ma 你和你的(       )住在一起吗? Do you live with your(family members)?

 

Chinese Vocabulary about Family Members

爸爸 bàba Father
妈妈 māmā Mother
姐姐 jiějiě Sister (elder)
哥哥 gēgē brother(elder)
弟弟 dìdi brother(young)
妹妹 mèimei Sister(young)
兄弟姐妹 xiōndì jiěmèi Siblings
孩子 háizi Kids,children
儿子 érzi Son
女儿 nǚ’ér Daughter
祖父母 zǔfùmǔ Grandparents

So, “how many people are there in your family?” Can you answer it in Chinese now?

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