Family—Familia
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    “Family—Familia,” Friend, May 2011, F8

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    Family—Familia

    Next to the English names for different family members are their names in Spanish. The words may look and sound very different, but they have one universal meaning: family! Find them all by reading forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally.

    • Grandmother—Abuela

    • Cousin—Prima (girl), Primo (boy)

    • Mother—Madre

    • Aunt—Tia

    • Grandfather—Abuelo

    • Father—Padre

    • Uncle—Tio

    • Granddaughter—Nieta

    • Daughter—Hija

    • Niece—Sobrina

    • Grandson—Nieto

    • Son—Hijo

    • Nephew—Sobrino

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    Illustration by Brad Teare