Translation of "family" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈfӕməli/ (plural families)

(singular or plural) a man, his wife and their children

die Familie, Familien…
These houses were built for families
The (members of the) Clark family are all very athletic
(also adjective) a family holiday.

a group of people related to each other, including cousins, grandchildren etc

die Familie
He comes from a wealthy family
(also adjective) the family home.

the children of a man and his wife

die Familie
When I get married, I would like a large family.

a group of plants, animals, languages etc that are connected in some way

die Familie
In spite of its name, a koala bear is not a member of the bear family.
family planning

controlling or limiting the number of children that people have especially by using a means of contraception

die Familienplanung
a family planning clinic.
family tree

(a plan showing) a person’s ancestors and relations.

der Stammbaum

(Translation of “family” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)