Spanish word for Cousin

The Spanish word for “cousin” is “primo” or “prima”.

How to pronounce “primo” in Spanish:

Sounds like – pree’-mo
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Translation for cousin in Spanish

primo/prima = cousin in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “cousin” using these sentences:

Example 1:
Sebastian is my favorite cousin.

Sebastián es mi primo favorito.

Example 2:
Andrea is my favorite cousin.

Andrea es mi prima favorita.

Example 3:
I grew up with my cousins at my aunt’s house.

Yo crecí con mis primos en casa de mi tía.

Example 4:
We are first cousins, because our mothers are sisters.

Somos primos hermanos, porque nuestras mamás son hermanas.

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  • sandiamar

    Tengo 3 tías y 3 tíos

    I have 3 aunts and 3 uncles

  • Cecilia

    Mi familia es grande; tengo cuatro tíos, una tía y ¡dieciseis primos! Y ahora también soy tía, tengo tres sobrinas y cinco sobrinos.
    My family is big; I've got four uncles, one aunt and sixteen cousins! And now I am also an aunt, I have three nieces and five nephews.

  • Cecilia

    Mi familia es grande; tengo cuatro tíos, una tía y ¡dieciseis primos! Y ahora también soy tía, tengo tres sobrinas y cinco sobrinos.
    My family is big; I've got four uncles, one aunt and sixteen cousins! And now I am also an aunt, I have three nieces and five nephews.

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