familie

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch familie.

Noun[edit]

familie (plural families)

  1. family

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed via German Familie from Latin familia (family, household), derived from famulus (servant, slave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [faˈmilˀjə], [fɑˈmilˀjə]

Noun[edit]

familie c (singular definite familien, plural indefinite familier)

  1. family (father, mother and their sons and daughters)
  2. family (group of people related by blood, marriage, law, or custom)
  3. family (kin, tribe)
  4. (taxonomy) family (rank in a taxonomic classification, above both genus and species; taxon at this rank)

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  • Faroese: familja

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin familia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɑˈmi.li/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fa‧mi‧lie

Noun[edit]

familie f (plural families)

  1. relatives (extended kin)
  2. family (close kin)
    Synonym: gezin
  3. (taxonomy) family

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(taxonomical family):

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(taxonomical family):

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Familie (family), from Latin familia (household, family), from Proto-Italic *fameljā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁-m-eló-m (fundament), from *dʰeh₁- (to do, put, place).

Noun[edit]

familie m (definite singular familien, indefinite plural familier, definite plural familiene)

  1. a family (father, mother and their sons and daughters)
  2. (biology) family (a principal taxonomic category)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin familia, via German Familie.

Noun[edit]

familie m (definite singular familien, indefinite plural familiar, definite plural familiane)

  1. a family (father, mother and their sons and daughters)
  2. (biology) family (a principal taxonomic category)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin familia. Compare the inherited doublet femeie.

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Noun[edit]

familie f (plural familii)

  1. family

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