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All in the family

The Russian word for the family — семья — can be broken up into two words: "Семь я" means "Seven I's", seven different personalities. To learn the Russian words for all of those personalities, listen to this episode of Ruspod Shorts dealing with the family vocabulary.


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Vocabulary

семья
[syem'-YAH]

family

мама
[MAH-mah]

mom

мать
[maht']

mother

папа
[PAH-pah]

dad

отец
[ah-TYEHTS]

father

сын
[syhn]

son

дочь
[dohch]

daughter

дед
[dyeht]

grandfather

дедушка
[DYEH-doosh-kah]

grandpa

бабушка
[BAH-boosh-kah]

grandma

дядя
[DYAH-dyah]

uncle

тётя
[TYOH-tyah]

aunt