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In Japanese, the terms of family relationships differ according to whether you are talking about your own family to someone else, or the other person's family.

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  Talking about your family Talking about another's family
father chichi
otousan
お父さん
mother haha
okaasan
お母さん
older brother  ani
oniisan
お兄さん
older sister ane
oneesan
お姉さん
younger brother otouto
otoutosan
弟さん
younger sister imouto
imoutosan
妹さん
grandfather sofu
祖父
ojiisan
おじいさん
grandmother sobo
祖母
obaasan
おばあさん
uncle oji
叔父/伯父
ojisan
おじさん
aunt oba
叔母/伯母
obasan
おばさん
husband otto
goshujin
ご主人
wife tsuma
okusan
奥さん
son musuko
息子
musukosan
息子さん
daughter musume
ojousan
お嬢さん

Useful Words

kazoku
家族
family
ryoushin
両親
parents
kyoudai
兄弟
sibling
kodomo
子供
child 
itoko
いとこ
cousin
shinseki
親戚
relatives

Useful Expressions

Kekkon shiteimasu ka.
結婚していますか。
Are you married?
Kekkon shiteimasu.
結婚しています。
I am married.
Dokushin desu
独身です。
I am single.
Kyoudai ga imasu ka.
兄弟がいますか。
Do you have brothers and sisters?
Kodomo ga imasu ka.
子供がいますか。

Do you have children?

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