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Given below is the list of names of relations and family members in the various local languages spoken in different parts of India (and Sri Lanka) and among different castes in same region.

Family Relations[edit]

Family Relations
Hindi English Relation Assamese Bengali Gujarati Kannada Malayalam Marathi Oriya Punjabi Sinhala Tamil Telugu Urdu
माता (mātā) / माँ (māṅ) mother/ mommy/ mom female parent ma, Aai ma মা [ma]
mata মাতা [mat̪a]
জননী
mata(માતા) / mummi (મમ્મી) /mummy / ba (બા) Amma / Taayi ತಾಯಿ amma / amme / thalla / maathavu aai
आई, माता
bou/maa Bebe (baebbae) ਬੇਬੇ amma / mawa அம்மா - amma / தாய் - thaai amma / thalli Ammi (امی)
पिता (pitā) / बाप (bāp) father male parent Deuta, Pita, Pitai, Baba baba বাবা [baba]
pita পিতা [pit̪a]
Pita (પિતા) / Pappa (પપ્પા) / pitashri (પિતાશ્રી) / Bapu/bapuji (બાપુ /બાપુજી) Appa / Tande ಅಪ್ಪ Achan / Thanda Baba
बाबा , वडील
Bapa Papa Ji ਪਾਪਾ ਜੀ, Pyo ਪਿਓ, Thaththa / Appachchi / piya அப்பா - Appa / தந்தை - Thandhai Naana / Thandri Abbu (ابو)
पति (pati) husband male spouse Poti, Giriyek, Swami shami স্বামী [ʃami] Pati (પતિ) / Nath (nath) / Parmeshwar (પરમેશ્વર) /swami (સ્વામી) GanDa ಗಂಡ Bharthaavu pati / navarA
पती / नवरा
Swami Pati ਪਤੀ Samiya/Swami Purushaya கணவன் - Kanavan /புருஷன் - Purushan bhartha/ magaDu/ moguDu/ penimiTi/ inTaayana Shohr (شوہر)
पत्नी (patnī) / बीवी (bīvī) wife female spouse Potni, Ghoiniyek stri স্ত্রী [st̪ri] Patni (પત્ની) /bayri (બયરી) / Bharya (ભાર્યાં) / Baydi (બાયડી) henDathi ಹೆಂಡತಿ bhaarya / sahadharmini bayako
बायको, पत्नी
stri Vohti ਵੋਹਟੀ Birinda மனைவி manaivi / pondaatti / Pensaadhi భార్య bhārya Biwi / Begum (بیوی/بیگم)
बेटा (beṭā) son male offspring Lora, Putro chhele ছেলে [tʃʰele]
putro পুত্র [put̪ro]
Babo (બાબો) / Beta (બેટા) / Dikro (દીકરો) / Diku or Dika ( દીકુ or દીકા ) / Poiro (પોયરો) / Chhokro (છોકરો) Maga ಮಗ Magan / Puthran / Mon Mulga
मुलगा, पुत्र
Putra/ Pua puttar ਪੁੱਤਰ Putha/Puthraya/Puthanuwan மகன் - Magan koDuku Beta (بیٹا)
बेटी (beṭī) daughter female offspring Jiyek, Suwali meye মেয়ে [meje]
konna কন্যা [kɔnna]
Baby (બેબી) / Beti ( બેટી) / Bitiya ( બીટીયા ) / Dikri ( દીકરી) / Diku or dika or dikudi (દીકુ / દીકા / દીકુદી) / pori or poiri (પોરી or પોઇંરી) / Chhokri (છોકરી) magaLu ಮಗಳು Magal / Puthri / MoL Mulgi
मुलगी , कन्या
Putri/Jhia Dhee ਧੀ Duwa /Diyaniya மகள் - MagaL / PoNNu (PeN) kuuthuru Beti (بیٹی)
नानी (nānī) grandmother Maternal Grandmother / Mother’s Mother Aaita, Aabu, Enaaideu didima দিদিমা [d̪id̪ima]
dida দিদা [d̪id̪a]
Nani (નાની) / Ba (બા) / Aajiba(આજીબા) / mummyba (મમ્મીબા)/ Aaji (આજી) Ajji / Ammamma ಅಜ್ಜಿ / ಅಮ್ಮಮ್ಮ Ammamma Aaji
आजी
Aayi Nani ਨਾਨੀ  Aachchi / Kiri Amma பாட்டி - Paati / அம்மம்மா- Ammamma /Mamamma/Valarthamma/ அம்மாச்சி - Ammaachi Ammamma Nanajaan (نانا جان)
दादी (dādī) grandmother Paternal Grandmother / Father’s Mother Aaita, Aabu thakurma ঠাকুরমা [ʈʰakurma]
thakuma ঠাকুমা [ʈʰakuma]
dadi দাদি [d̪ad̪i]
Dadi (દાદી) / Ba (બા) / Dadi ma ( દાદીમાં) Ajji ಅಜ್ಜಿ Achchamma Aaji
आजी
Jejema Dadi ਦਾਦੀ   Aachchi / Kiri Amma பாட்டி - Paati / அப்பாயி - Appaayee / அப்பம்மா - Appamma/ அப்பத்தா - Appatha Naanamma/ maamma/ baamma Dadijaan (دادی جان)
नाना (nānā) grandfather maternal grandfather / mother’s father Koka, Aata, Puthadeuta thakurda ঠাকুর্দা [ʈʰakurd̪a]
dadu দাদু [d̪ad̪u]
Nana (નાના) / Dadaji (દાદાજી) /Aaja (આજા) / Bapuji ( બાપુજી) Ajja / Taata ಅಜ್ಜ / ತಾತ Ammachchan / Appooppan / Muthachan Aajoba
आजोबा
Ajaa Nana ਨਾਨਾ Siiya / Kiri Aththa அய்யா - Ayya/ தாத்தா - Thaatha Thaathayya Nani ammi (نانی امی)
दादा (dādā) grandfather paternal grandfather / father’s father Koka, Aata, Kokadeuta dadamoshai দাদামশাই [d̪ad̪amɔʃai]
dadu দাদু [d̪ad̪u]
Dada (દાદા) / Bapuji ( બાપુજી) / Bapa (બાપા) / Bapdada (બાપદાદા) Ajja / Taata ಅಜ್ಜ / ತಾತ Achachan / Muthachan Aajoba
आजोबा
Jejebapa Dada ਦਾਦਾ Seeya பாட்டன் - Paatan Abba/Thathayya Dada jaan (دادا جان)
परदादी (pardādī "paternal grandparent's mother") / परनानी (parnānī "maternal grandparent's mother") great grandmother grandmother’s mother / grandfather’s mother Aaju aaita Pardadi (પરદાદી) MuthAjji ಮುತ್ತಜ್ಜಿ Vellya-Ammumma / Muthashi Panji
पणजी
Gosein maa Par-dadi ਪੜਦਾਦੀ, Parnani ਪੜਨਾਨੀ Mee Aachchi Kollu Patti muththamma / muthamamma Par Dadi (پر دادی),Par Nani (پر نانی)
परदादा (pardādā "paternal grandparent's father") / परनाना (parnānā "maternal grandparent's father") great grandfather grandmother’s father/ grandfather’s father Aaju Koka Pardada (પરદાદી) MuthAjja ಮುತ್ತಜ್ಜ Vellya-Appooppan / Muthashshan Panjoba
पणजोबा
Gosein bapa Par-dada ਪੜਦਾਦਾ, Par-nana ਪੜਨਾਨਾ Mee Seeya Kollu Paatan / Kollu Thatha muththaatha Par Dada (پر دادا),Par Nana (پر نانا)
बड़ी बहन (baṛī bahan) / दीदी (dīdī) elder sister elder sister Baideu, Ba didi moti Bahen/ Didi / moti Ben / bendi / Behna Akka ಅಕ್ಕ Chaechi / Eadthi / Oppol Tai
ताई, बहिण
nani, didi, apa Didi, BehanJi Akka அக்கா Akka Akka / Akkayya Baji (باجی)
छोटी बहन (chhoṭī bahan) younger sister younger sister Bhoni, Bhonti bon বোন [bon] Behen / Ben / Nahli (નાલ્લી) / chhoti Tangi ತಂಗಿ Anujathi Bahin/maai
बहिण , माई
Bhauni - Nangi Thangai Chelli Aapi (آپی)
भैया (bhaiyā) / बड़ा भाई (baṛā bhāī) / दादा (dādā) elder brother elder brother Dada, Kokaideu bhai / dada Mota Bhai!/ Bhai saheb / motta Anna ಅಣ್ಣ Jyeshttan / Chettan / Opa Dada
दादा
Bhai / Bhainaa Bhapa Ji, Bhaa Ji Ayya Annan அண்ணன் Anna/ Annayy // Bhai sahab Bhaiyya (بھیا)
छोटा भाई (chhoṭā bhāī) younger brother younger brother Bhaiti bhai ভাই [bʰai] Nahna Bhai / nahlo / nano Tamma ತಮ್ಮ Aniyan Bhau
भाऊ
Bhai Malli தம்பி Thambi Thammudu bhaijaan (بھائی جان)
बड़ा मामा (baṛā māmā) uncle mother’s elder brother Māmā, Mumaideu মামা [māmā]br>matul মাতুল [mat̪ul] Mota Māmā SodaraMama ಸೋದರಮಮ / Māmā ಮಮ Valiya Ammavan / Ammavan / Maaman Māmā
मामा
Māmā MāmāJi Māmā Thaai Maaman Maamayya/ mEna maama Bara Mamoo (بڑ۱ ماموں)
बड़ी मामी (baṛī māmī) aunt mother’s elder brother’s wife Mami mamima মামিমা [mamima]
mami মামী [mami]
Mota Mami SodaraAatte ಸೋದರಆತ್ತೆ / Aatte ಆತ್ತೆ Valiya Ammayi / Ammayi / Maami Maami
मामी
Maain MamiJi Nanda Athai Attayya Barri Mumani (بڑی مُمانی)
छोटा मामा (chhoṭā māmā) uncle mother’s younger brother xoru mama mama মামা [mama]
matul মাতুল [mat̪ul]
Nana Mama SodaraMama ಸೋದರಮಮ / Mama ಮಮ Ammavan / Maaman Mama
मामा
Mama MamaJi Mamu Thaai Maaman Maamayya/ mEnamaama Mamu jaan (ماموں جان)
छोटी मामी (chhoṭī māmī) aunt mother’s younger brother’s wife xoru maami mamima মামিমা [mamima]
mami মামী [mami]
Nana Mami SodaraAatte ಸೋದರಆತ್ತೆ / Aatte ಆತ್ತೆ Cheriya Ammayi / Ammayi / Maami Maami
मामी
maai|MamiJi Nanda Athai attayya Chotee Mumani (چھوٹی مُمانی)
बड़ी मौसी (baṛī mausī) aunt mother’s elder sister Jethi, Jethai, Aapa mashima মাসিমা [maʃima]
mashi মাসি [maʃi]
Mota Masi Doddamma ದೊಡ್ಡಮ್ಮ Moothamma / Valyamma Mavshi
मावशी
Maausi MaasiJi Loku Amma Peri Amma Aamma/Peddamma /doDDamma(brahmins)/ kannamma (Kshatriyas) Khaala jaan (خالہ جان)
बड़ा मौसा (baṛā mausā) uncle mother’s elder sister’s husband Jethu, Nisaa meshomoshai মেসোমশাই [meʃomɔʃai]
mesho মেসো [meʃo]
Mota Masa Doddappa ದೊಡ್ಡಪ್ಪ Moothachchan / Vallyachan Kaka
काका
Mauusa MausaJi/ MaasadJi Loku Thaththa Peri Appa Peddananna Khalu (خالو)
छोटी मौसी (chhoṭī mausī) aunt mother’s younger sister Maahi mashima মাসিমা [maʃima]
mashi মাসি [maʃi]
Nana Masi Chikkamma ಚಿಕ್ಕಮ್ಮ Cheriyamma / Elayamma / Kunjamma Mavshi
मावशी
mausi MaasiJi Punchi Amma Chitti Pinni/ chinnamma Khala (خالہ)
छोटा मौसा (chhoṭā mausā) uncle mother’s younger sister’s husband Moha meshomoshai মেসোমশাই [meʃomɔʃai]
mesho মেসো [meʃo]
Nana Masa Chikkappa ಚಿಕ್ಕಪ್ಪ Cheriyachan / Elayachchan Kaka
काका
mausa MausaJi / MaasadJi Bappa Chittappa Babai/ chinnaanna Khalu (خالو)
भाभी (bhābhī) elder sister in law elder brother's wife Bou,Nobou boudidi Moti Bhabhi /Jethani (જેઠાણી)/ Bhabhi ma Attige ಅತ್ತಿಗೆ Chettathi amma / Edthiyamma Vahini
वहिनी
Bhauja BhabhiJi Nana அண்ணி Anni vadina Bhabhi (بھابی)
भायाऊ (bhāyāū) younger sister in law younger brother's wife nana Bhabhi / Devrani Naadini ನಾದಿನಿ वहिनी bhauja Bhabhi Maradalu Bhabhi (بھابی)
ताऊ (tāū) / ताया (tāyā) uncle father’s elders brother Bordeuta jethamoshai জ্যাঠামশাই [dʒæʈʰamɔʃai]
jethu জেঠু [dʒeʈʰu]
Kaka / Mota Kaka / Mota Pappa doDDappa ದೊಡ್ಡಪ್ಪ Valiya Achan Kaka
काका
Dadei / Dedhuta Taaya-ji Loku Thaththa/Loku Appachchi Periyappa pedanaanna Taaya abba (تایا ابا)
ताई (tāī) aunt father’s elder brother’s wife Bormaa jethima জেঠিমা [dʒeʈʰima]
jethi জেঠি [dʒeʈʰi]
Kaki / Moti Kaki / Moti Mummy doDDamma ದೊಡ್ಡಮ್ಮ Valiya Amma Kākī / Kaku
काकी, काकू
Jethei Taaiyee-ji Loku Amma Periyamma peddamma/ aamma/ kannamma Tayi ammi (تائی امی)
चाचा (chāchā) uncle father’s younger brother Khura, Dodaai kaka কাকা [kaka] Nana Kaka / nana / kaka Chikkappa ಚಿಕ್ಕಪ್ಪ Elayachan / Kochachan / Cheriyachan Kaka
काका
Kaka / Dada/ Khudhuta Chaacha Bappa Chithappa Babai/ chinnanna Chaacha (چچا)
चाची (chāchī) aunt father’s younger brother’s wife Khuri kakima কাকিমা [kakima]
kaki কাকি [kaki]
Nana Kaki / kaki / nani Chikkamma ಚಿಕ್ಕಮ್ಮ Elayamma / Cheriyamma / Chittamma Kaki / Kaku
काकी, काकू
Kaki / Khudi Chaachi Punchi Amma Chitthi pinni/ chinnamma Chachi (چچی)
बड़ी बुआ (baṛī buā) / बड़ी फूफी (baṛī phūphī) aunt father’s elder sister Jethai, Pehi pishima পিসীমা [piʃima]
pishi পিসি [piʃi]
Moti Foi / moti Fui SodaraAatte ಸೋದರಆತ್ತೆ / Aatte ಆತ್ತೆ Vallya Ammayi / Achan-pengal Ātyā
आत्या
Peusi Bhua Nanda Athhai attayya/ mEnatta Phuppo (پھوپھو)
बड़ा फूफा (baṛā phūphā) uncle father’s elder sister’s husband Jethu, Peha pishemoshai পিসেমশাই [piʃemɔʃai]
pisho পিশো [piʃo]
Mota Fuaji / mota Fuvaji /Fua / Fuva Maava ಮಾವ Vallya Ammavan मामा Peusa Phuphad Mama Mamaa maavayya Phupa (پھوپھا)
छोटी बुआ (chhoṭī buā) / छोटी फूफी (chhoṭī phūphī) aunt father’s younger sister Pehi pishima পিসীমা [piʃima]
pishi পিসি [piʃi]
nani Foi / nani Fui SodaraAatte ಸೋದರಆತ್ತೆ / Aatte ಆತ್ತೆ Cheriya ammayi / Achan-pengal Ātyā
आत्या
Peusi Bhua Nanda Athhai attayya / mEnatha Chhotee Phuppo (چھوٹی پھوپھو)
छोटा फूफा (chhoṭā phūphā) uncle father’s younger sister’s husband Peha pishemoshai পিসেমশাই [piʃemɔʃai]
pisho পিশো [piʃo]
nana Fua / nana Fuva / fua / Fuva Maava ಮಾವ Cheriya ammavan / Kochammavan मामा Peusa Phuphad Mama Maama maavayya Chhota Phupha (چھوٹا پھوپھا)
ननद (nanad) sister-in-law husband's elder sister Je-Hahu Nonod nanand (નણંદ) Attige ಅತ್ತಿಗೆ vadinagaru వదినగారు Nand (نند)
ननद (nanad) sister-in-law husband's younger sister Nonod Nonod Nanand (નણંદ) Naadini ನಾದಿನಿ vadina వదిన Nand (نند)
जेठ (jeṭh) brother-in-law husband's elder brother Borjona Bhashur Jeth / Mota Bhai Baava ಬಾವ bavagaru బావగారు Jeth (جیٹھہ)
जेठानी (jeṭhānī) sister-in-law husband's elder brother's wife Jaa, Jaakoi Jaa Jethani Akka ಅಕ್ಕ akkayya garu అక్కయ్యగారు Jethani (جیٹھانی)
देवर (devar) brother-in-law husband's younger brother Dewor Dewor Devar Maiduna ಮೈದುನ maridigaru మరిదిగారు Devar (دیور)
देवरानी (devrānī) sister-in-law husband's younger brother's wife Jaa-juwoli Jaa Devrani Tangi ತಂಗಿ chelli చెల్లి Devrani (دیورانی )
साढ़ू (sāṛhū) brother-in-law wife's sister's husband Xaalpoti Bhairabhai Sardhu Co-Brother ಷಡ್ಕ annayya అన్నయ Humzulf (ہم زلف )
साली (sālī) sister-in-law wife's sister Khulkhali Saali sali (સાળી) elder - Attige ಅತ್ತಿಗೆ / younger - Naadini ನಾದಿನಿ elder - vadina వదిన / younger - maradalu మరదలు Saali (سالی )
साला (sālā) brother-in-law wife's brother Khulkhali Saala sala ( સાળા) elder - Baava ಬಾವ / younger - Maiduna ಮೈದುನ bava బావ Saala (سالا)
जीजा (jījā) / बहनोई (bahanoī) brother-in-law sister's husband Bhindeu Jamaibabu Jijjaji (જીજાજી) / jijja / jijju elder - Baava ಬಾವ / younger - Maiduna ಮೈದುನ bavagaru బావగారు Behnoi (بہنوئی )
दामाद (dāmād) / जमाई (jamāī) son-in-law daughter's husband Juwai Jamai damadji / jamai Aliya ಅಳಿಯ alludugaru అల్లుడుగారు Damad (داماد)
बहू (bahū) daughter-in-law son's wife Buwari Bouma vohw ( વોહવ) / vohwrani ( વોહવરાણી) Sose ಸೊಸೆ kodallu కోడళ్ళు Bahu (بہو)
ससुर (sasur) Father-in-law Husband/Wife's father Haahu Shoshur sasara ( સસરા ) Maava / Maavanavaru ಮಾವನವರು maavagaru మావగారు Sussar (سُسر)
सास (sās) Mother-in-law Husband/Wife's mother Hohur Shashuri sasu ma / sasu / sas Atte / Atteyavaru ಅತ್ತೆಯವರು attayagaru అత్తయ్యగారు / attammagaru అత్తమ్మగారు Saas (سآس)
भतीजी (bhatījī) Niece Brother's daughter Bhotiji Bhaijhee Bhatriji -- Bhateeji (بھتیجی)
भतीजा (bhatījā) Nephew Brother's son Bhotija Bhaipo Bhatrija -- Bhateeja (بھتیجا)
भानजी (bhānjī) Niece Sister's daughter Bhagini Bonjhee Bhanki / bhanjee -- Bhanji (بھانجی)
भानजा (bhānjā) Nephew Sister's son Bhagin Bonpo bhanyo ( ભાણ્યો) -- Bhaanja (بھانجا)
समधी (samdhī) Child's Father-in-law son/daughter's Father-in-law Bioi Beyai samdhi -- kudmai ਕੁੜਮਾਈ Samdhi (سمدھی)
समधन (samdhan) / समधिन (samdhin) Child's Mother-in-law son/daughter's Mother-in-law Bioini Beyan samadhan -- kudmani ਕੁੜਮਣੀ Samdhan (سمدھن)
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