Family members in Croatian
As this is a course for beginners, knowing how to say family members in Croatian is indispensable. On this page we will teach you the relatives in Croatian. First you will learn about close family members than about family-in-law members.
Parents and children
How do you actually call your trusted family? First let's talk about roditelji i djeca! You read it below.
Grandparents and grandchildren
Logically the family tree continues with grandparents.
Uncles, aunts, cousins and nephews
You should know the division between the family tree. How to say your mother's brother or sister in Croatian?
|the cousin (male)||rođak|
|the cousin (female)||rodica|
Members of family-in-law
Your family in-law is formed on the one hand by the members of your spouse's family. But it can also be formed by the family members of a remarriage, for example after a divorce. Here is a detailed list of vocabulary to describe your family in-laws
|family-in-law||obitelj po zakonu|
Pay attention that in Croatian as in English we also distinguish stepdaughter (spouse's female child) who we translate as "pokćerka" and daughter-in-law (son's wife) we translate as "zet".
Somebody might ask what is your relationship status, you should know what to reply!
Talking about family in Croatian
The following list will help you to find some practical examples about how to use already written vocabulary.
|Do you have siblings?||Imaš li braću ili sestre?|
|I have brother.||Imam brata.|
|What's your father's name?||Koje je ime tvog oca?|
|My father's name is Mario.||Ime mog oca je Mario.|
|I'm single.||Slobodan sam.|
|I'm married.||Oženjen sam.|
|My parents are divorced.||Moji roditelji su rastavljeni.|
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