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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 (Maṅ) mother/ mommy/ mom female parent ma, Aai ma মা [ma]
mata মাতা [mat̪a]
জননী [dʒɔnoni]
mata / mummi amma / tayi amma / amme / thalla / maathavu aai
आई, माता
bou/maa Bebe (baebbae) amma / mawa அம்மா amma / தாய் thaai amma / thalli ammi
पिता (pitā) / बाप (Bāp) father [male parent Deuta, Pita, Pitai, Baba baba বাবা [baba]
pita পিতা [pit̪a]
Pita / Pappa Appa / tande Achan / Thanda Baba
बाबा , वडील
Bapa Papa Ji, Pyo Thaththa / Appachchi / piya அப்பாAppa / தந்தை Thandhai Naana / Thandri Abbu
पति (pati) husband male spouse Poti, Giriyek, Swami shami স্বামী [ʃami] Pati / Nath ganDa Bharthaavu patI / navarA
पती / नवरा
Swami Pati Samiya/Swami Purushaya கணவன்Kanavan /புருஷன் Purushan bhartha/ magaDu/ moguDu/ penimiTi/ inTaayana Shohr
पत्नी (patnii) wife female spouse Potni, Ghoiniyek stri স্ত্রী [st̪ri] patni henDathi bhaarya / sahadharmini bayako
बायको, पत्नी
stri Vohti Birinda மனைவிmanaivi / pondaatti (Pensaadhi) / samsaaram భార్య bhārya biwi / begum
बेटा (beTa) son male offspring Lora, Putro chhele ছেলে [tʃʰele]
putro পুত্র [put̪ro]
Babo / Beto Maga Magan / Puthran / Mon Mulga
मुलगा, पुत्र
Putra/ Pua puttar Putha/Puthraya/Puthanuwan Magan மகன் koDuku/ kunju
बेटी (beTii) daughter female offspring Jiyek, Suwali meye মেয়ে [meje]
konna কন্যা [kɔnna]
Baby / Beti magaLu Magal / Puthri / MoL Mulgi
मुलगी , कन्या
Putri/Jhia Dhee Duwa /Diyaniya மகள் MagaL / PoNNu (PeN) koothuru/ boTTi
नानी (Nānī) grandmother Maternal Grandmother / Mother’s Mother Aaita, Aabu, Enaaideu didima দিদিমা [d̪id̪ima]
dida দিদা [d̪id̪a]
Nani/ Ba Ajji / Tatamma Ammamma Aaji
आजी
Aayi Nani Aachchi / Kiri Amma Paati / Ammamma /Mamamma/Valarthamma/ Ammaachi Ammamma Nanajaan
दादी (Dādī) grandmother Paternal Grandmother / Father’s Mother Aaita, Aabu thakurma ঠাকুরমা [ʈʰakurma]
thakuma ঠাকুমা [ʈʰakuma]
dadi দাদি [d̪ad̪i]
Dadi/ Ba Ajji / Tatamma Achchamma Aaji
आजी
Jejema Dadi Aachchi / Kiri Amma Paati / Appaayee /Appamma/ Appatha Naanamma/ maamma/ baamma dadijaan
नाना (Nānā) grandfather maternal grandfather / mother’s father Koka, Aata, Puthadeuta thakurda ঠাকুর্দা [ʈʰakurd̪a]
dadu দাদু [d̪ad̪u]
Nana / Dada Ajja / Taata Ammachchan / Appooppan / Muthachan Aajoba
आजोबा
Ajaa Nana Siiya / Kiri Aththa Ayya/Thaatha Thaathayya nani ammi
दादा (Dādā) grandfather paternal grandfather / father’s father Koka, Aata, Kokadeuta dadamoshai দাদামশাই [d̪ad̪amɔʃai]
dadu দাদু [d̪ad̪u]
Dada Ajja / Taata Achachan / Muthachan Aajoba
आजोबा
Jejebapa Dada Seeya Paatan Abba/Thathayya dada jaan
परदादी / परनानी great grandmother grandmother’s mother / grandfather’s mother Aaju aaita Pardadi Muth Ajji Vellya-Ammumma / Muthashi Panji
पणजी
Gosein maa Par-dadi (Paternal grandfather's/ paternal grandmother's mother), Parnani (Maternal grandmother's/ maternal grandfather's mother) Mee Aachchi Kollu Patti muththamma / muthamamma
परदादा / पर नाना great grandfather grandmother’s father/ grandfather’s father Aaju Koka Pardada Muth Ajja Vellya-Appooppan / Muthashshan Panjoba
पणजोबा
Gosein bapa Par-dada (Paternal grandfather's/ paternal grandmother's father), Par-nana (Maternal grandfather's/ maternal grandmother's father) Mee Seeya Kollu Paatan / Kollu Thatha muththaatha
बड़ी बहन (Baḋī Bahan) / दीदी (Dīdī) elder sister elder sister Baideu, Ba didi Bahen/ Didi Akka Chaechi / Eadthi / Oppol Tai
ताई, बहिण
nani, didi, apa Didi, BehanJi Akka அக்கா Akka Akka / Akkayya Baji
छोटी बहन (Chhotī Bahan) younger sister younger sister Bhoni, Bhonti bon বোন [bon] Bahen Tangi Anujathi Bahin/maai
बहिण , माई
Bhauni - Nangi Thangai Chelli appi
भैया (Bhaiyā) / दादा (Dādā) elder brother elder brother Dada, Kokaideu bhai / dada Mota Bhai Anna Jyeshttan / Chettan / Opa Dada
दादा
Bhai / Bhainaa Bhapa Ji, Bhaa Ji Ayya Annan அண்ணன் Anna/ Annayy // Bhai sahab
छोटा भाई (Chhotā Bhāī) younger brother younger brother Bhaiti bhai ভাই [bʰai] Nana Bhai Tamma Aniyan Bhau
भाऊ
Bhai Malli தம்பி Thambi Thammudu bhaijaan
मामा (Māmā) uncle mother’s elder brother Mama, Mumaideu mama মামা [mama]
matul মাতুল [mat̪ul]
Mota Mama Mama Valiya Ammavan / Ammavan / Maaman Mama
मामा
Mama MamaJi Mama Thaai Maaman Maamayya/ mEna maama
मामी (Māmī) aunt mother’s elder brother’s wife Mami mamima মামিমা [mamima]
mami মামী [mami]
Mota Mami Ammayi Valiya Ammayi / Ammayi / Maami Maami
मामी
Maain MamiJi Nanda Athai Attayya
छोटे मामा uncle mother’s younger brother xoru mama mama মামা [mama]
matul মাতুল [mat̪ul]
Nana Mama Ammavan / Maaman Mama
मामा
Mama MamaJi Mama Thaai Maaman Maamayya/ mEnamaama Mamu jaan
छोटी मामी aunt mother’s younger brother’s wife xoru maami mamima মামিমা [mamima]
mami মামী [mami]
Nana Mami Cheriya Ammayi / Ammayi / Maami Maami
मामी
MamiJi Nanda Athai attayya Moni
बडी मौसी aunt mother’s elder sister Jethi, Jethai, Aapa mashima মাসিমা [maʃima]
mashi মাসি [maʃi]
Mota Masi Doddamma Moothamma / Valyamma Mavshi
मावशी
Maausi MaasiJi Loku Amma Peri Amma Aamma/Peddamma /doDDamma(brahmins)/ kannamma (Kshatriyas) Khaala jaan
मौसा (Mausā) uncle mother’s elder sister’s husband Jethu, Nisaa meshomoshai মেসোমশাই [meʃomɔʃai]
mesho মেসো [meʃo]
Mota Masa Doddappa Moothachchan / Vallyachan Kaka
काका
Mauusa MausaJi/ MaasadJi Loku Thaththa Peri Appa Peddananna Khalu
Mausi aunt mother’s younger sister Maahi mashima মাসিমা [maʃima]
mashi মাসি [maʃi]
Nana Masi Chikkamma Cheriyamma / Elayamma / Kunjamma Mavshi
मावशी
MaasiJi Punchi Amma Chitti Pinni/ chinnamma Khala
मौसा uncle mother’s younger sister’s husband Moha meshomoshai মেসোমশাই [meʃomɔʃai]
mesho মেসো [meʃo]
Nana Masa Chikkappa Cheriyachan / Elayachchan Kaka
काका
MausaJi/ MaasadJi Bappa Chittappa Babai/ chinnaanna
भाभी (bhābhī) elder sister in law elder brother's wife Bou,Nobou boudidi Athige Chettathi amma / Edthiyamma Vahini
वहिनी
Bhaauja BhabhiJi Nana அண்ணி Anni vadina
भायाऊ (bhayo) younger sister in law younger brother's wife वहिनी Bhabhi Maradalu
ताऊ (taauu) uncle father’s elders brother Bordeuta jethamoshai জ্যাঠামশাই [dʒæʈʰamɔʃai]
jethu জেঠু [dʒeʈʰu]
Kaka / Mota Kaka doDDappa Valiya Achan Kaka
काका
Dadei / Dedhuta Taaya-ji Loku Thaththa/Loku Appachchi Periyappa pedanaanna Taaya abba
ताई (tai) aunt father’s elder brother’s wife Bormaa jethima জেঠিমা [dʒeʈʰima]
jethi জেঠি [dʒeʈʰi]
Kaki / Moti Kaki doDDamma Valiya Amma Kākī / Kaku
काकी, काकू
Jethei Taaiyee-ji Loku Amma Periyamma peddamma/ aamma/ kannamma Tayi ammi
चाचा (chacha) uncle father’s younger brother Khura, Dodaai kaka কাকা [kaka] Nana Kaka Chikkappa Elayachan / Kochachan / Cheriyachan Kaka
काका
Kaka / Dada/ Khudhuta Chaacha Bappa Chithappa Babai/ chinnanna Chaacha
चाची (chachii) aunt father’s younger brother’s wife Khuri kakima কাকিমা [kakima]
kaki কাকি [kaki]
Nana Kaki Elayamma / Cheriyamma / Chittamma Kaki / Kaku
काकी, काकू
Kaki / Khudi Chaachi Punchi Amma Chitthi pinni/ chinnamma
बुआ (bua) aunt father’s elder sister Jethai, Pehi pishima পিসীমা [piʃima]
pishi পিসি [piʃi]
Foi / Fui Atte Vallya Ammayi / Achan-pengal Ātyā
आत्या
Peusi Bhua Nanda Athhai attayya/ mEnatta Phuppo
फूफा (phupha) uncle father’s elder sister’s husband Jethu, Peha pishemoshai পিসেমশাই [piʃemɔʃai]
pisho পিশো [piʃo]
Fua Maava Vallya Ammavan मामा Peusa Phuphad Mama Mamaa maavayya Phupa
बुआ (bua) aunt father’s younger sister Pehi pishima পিসীমা [piʃima]
pishi পিসি [piʃi]
Foi / Fui Atte Cheriya ammayi / Achan-pengal Ātyā
आत्या
Peusi Bhua Nanda Athhai attayya / mEnatha
फूफा (phupha) uncle father’s younger sister’s husband Peha pishemoshai পিসেমশাই [piʃemɔʃai]
pisho পিশো [piʃo]
Fua Maava Cheriya ammavan / Kochammavan मामा Peusa Phuphad Mama Maama maavayya
ननद (nanad) sister-in-law husband's elder sister Je-Hahu Nonod
ननद (nanad) sister-in-law husband's younger sister Nonod Nonod
जेठ (jeth) brother-in-law husband's elder brother Borjona Bhashur
जेठानी (jethaanii) sister-in-law husband's elder brother's wife Jaa, Jaakoi Jaa
देवर (devar) brother-in-law husband's younger brother Dewor Dewor
देवरानी (devraanii) sister-in-law husband's younger brother's wife Jaa-juwoli Jaa
साढ़ू ( saaruu) brother-in-law wife's sister's husband Xaalpoti Bhairabhai
साली (saali) sister-in-law wife's sister Khulkhali Saali
साला (saalaa) brother-in-law wife's brother Khulkhali Saala
जीजा (jiijaa) or बहनोई (bahanoii) brother-in-law sister's husband Bhindeu Jamaibabu
दामाद (daamaad) or जमाई (jamaaii) son-in-law daughter's husband Juwai Jamai
बहू (bahuu) daughter-in-law son's wife Buwari Bouma
ससुर (sasur) Father-in-law Husband/Wife's father Haahu Shoshur
सास (saas) Mother-in-law Husband/Wife's mother Hohur Shashuri
भतीजी (bhatiijii) Niece Brother's daughter Bhotiji Bhaijhee
भतीजा (bhatiijaa) Nephew Brother's son Bhotija Bhaipo
भानजी (bhaanjii) Niece Sister's daughter Bhagini Bonjhee
भानजा (bhaanjaa) Nephew Sister's son Bhagin Bonpo
संमधी (sanmdhi) Child's Father-in-law son/daughter's Father-in-law Bioi Beyai
संमधन. (sanmdhan) Child's Mother-in-law son/daughter's Mother-in-law Bioini Beyan
Hindi English Relation Assamese Bengali Gujarati Kannada Malayalam Marathi Oriya Punjabi Sinhala Tamil Telugu Urdu