The Family Tree in Chinese

In Chinese by Gwilym James

In this #SkritterChineseTips, we’re taking on the topic of the Chinese family tree which confuses even native speakers! ⁠⠀
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But don’t worry because you don’t need to memorize all the different titles. There are prefixes and specific terms to differentiate paternal and maternal relatives, such as grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins. ⁠⠀
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The cool thing is that you can pinpoint exactly who’s who in your family and what relation they are to you just based on these titles, so swipe right to see some of the core terms, and check out the full family tree below.

First lets study the lesson in the gallery below.
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Did you ever think the family tree would be so hard? Do you have any terms we missed out? Have a question? Leave a comment on our Instagram page.

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