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How to introduce family members

This video is about family members and relationships.

Family is a classic topic in China. This video is about family members and relationships.

If you want to know how many family members there are in someone’s family, you can use the following sentence pattern.


  • 你家有几口人? (Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ kǒu rén?)
  • how many members are there in your family?

The answer of this question is
我(Wǒ) 家(jiā) 有(yǒu) +number+ 口(kǒu) 人(rén).

If you want to know whether someone has any siblings or not, in Chinese you can ask “你有兄弟姐妹吗? (Nǐ yǒu xiōngdìjiěmèi ma?)” The negative form of “有(yǒu)” is “没有(méiyǒu)”.

So if you don’t have any siblings, you can answer like “我没有兄弟姐妹。(Wǒ méiyǒu xiōngdìjiěmèi)”.

Family members and relationships are the important part of the cultural tradition. If you are interested to know the Chinese family values or other words related to the family members, please feel free to leave us comments.

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