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Describing people and family relationships

el abuelo

grandfather

los abuelos

grandparents

almorazar(ue)

to have lunch

callado(a)

quiet

canoso(a)

gray-haired

castaño(a)

dark brown

corto(a)

short

ciego(a)

blind

de color café

brown

delgado(a)

thin

dormir (ue)

to sleep

empezar (ie)

to begin, to start

En mi familia somos cuatro personas.

There are four people in my family.

entender(ie)

to understand

estar en una silla de ruedas

to be in a wheelchair

el hermano

brother (sister)

los hermanos

siblings

el gato

cat

gordo(a)

fat

hasta

until

el hijo

son (daughter)

los hijos

children, sons

joven

young

largo(a)

long

la madre (mamá)

mother (mom)

mayor

older

menor

younger

merendar(ie)

to have a snack

negro(a)

black

los nietos

grandsons, grandchildren

el padre (papá)

father (dad)

los padres

parents

el pelo

hair

el/la perro(a)

dog

la persona

person

el/la primo(a)

cousin

los primos

cousins

los sobrinos

nephews, nieces and nephews

sordo(a)

deaf

tener(ie) los ojos azules

to have blue eyes

el tío

uncle

la tía

aunt

los tíos

uncles and aunts

todos(as)

everyone, all of us

travieso(a)

mischievous

usar lentes

to wear glasses

verde

green

viejo(a)

old

volver

to go back or come again

la prima

female cousin

la sobrina

niece

la hermana

sister

la hija

daughter

la abuela

grandmother

el sobrino

nephew

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