Kinship terms in Bengali

Words for family members and other relatives in Bengali.

Meaning Bengali (বাংলা)
family পরিবার (pɔribār)
relation সম্পর্ক (śampɔrkɔ)
relative আত্মীয় (ātmīẏɔ)
Own family
father বাবা (bābā)
mother মা (mā)
husband স্বামী (ś(w)āmī)
wife স্ত্রী (śtrī)
children শিশু (śiśu)
son ছেলে (chēlē)
daughter মেয়ে (mēẏē)
younger brother (ছোট) ভাই ((chōṭ) bhā'i)
elder brother দাদা (dādā)
younger sister (ছোট) বোন ((chōṭ) bōn)
elder sister দিদি (didi)
Father's side
grandfather
(father's father)
ঠাকুরদা/দাদু (ṭhākurdā/dādu)
grandmother
(father's mother)
ঠাকুরমা/দাদী (ṭhākurmā/dādī)
uncle
(father's younger brother)
কাকা/খুড়ো (kākā/khuṛō)
uncle
(father's elder brother)
জ্যেঠা (jyēṭhā)
uncle
(father's sister's husband)
পিসে (pisē)
aunt
(father's younger brother's wife)
কাকী (kākī)
aunt
(father's elder brother's wife)
জ্যেঠিমা (jyēṭhimā)
aunt
(father's sister)
পিসী (pisī)
Mother's side
grandfather
(mother's father)
দাদামশায় (dādāmɔśāẏ)
grandmother
(mother's mother)
দিদিমা (didimā)
uncle
(mother's brother)
মামা (māmā)
uncle
(mother's sister's husband)
মেসো (mēsō)
aunt
(mother's brother's wife)
মামী (māmī)
aunt
(mother's sister)
মাসী (māsī)
Brother's side
aunt
(younger brother's wife)
বৌমা (baumā)
aunt
(elder brother's wife)
বৌদি (baudi)
nephew
(brother's son)
ভাইপো (bhā'ipō)
niece
(brother's daughter)
ভাইঝি (bhā'ijhi)
Sister's side
brother-in-law
(younger sister's husband)
বোনাই (bōnā'i)
brother-in-law
(elder sister's husband)
দাদাবাবু (dādābābu)
nephew
(sister's son)
ভাগনে (bhāgnē)
niece
(sister's daughter)
ভাগ্নী (bhāgnī)
Husband's side
father-in-law
(husband's father)
শ্বশুর (ś(w)ɔśur)
mother-in-law
(husband's mother)
শাশুড়ি (śāśuṛi)
brother-in-law
(husband's younger brother)
দেবর (dēbɔr)
brother-in-law
(husband's elder brother)
ভাশুর (bhāśur)
brother-in-law's wife
(husband's younger brother's wife)
জা (jā)
sister-in-law
(husband's sister)
ননদ (nɔnɔd)
Wife's side
father-in-law
(wife's father)
শ্বশুর (ś(w)ɔśur)
mother-in-law
(wife's mother)
শাশুড়ি (śāśuṛi)
brother-in-law
(wife's younger brother)
শালা (śālā)
brother-in-law's wife
(wife's brother's wife)
শালাজ (śālāj)
sister-in-law
(wife's sister)
শালী (śālī)
Son's family
daughter-in-law
(son's wife)
বৌমা (baumā)
grandson
(son's son)
নাতি (nāti)
granddaugther
(son's daughter)
নাতনী (nātanī)
Daughter's family
son-in-law
(daughter's husband)
জামাই (jāmā'i)
grandson
(daughter's son)
নাতি (nāti)
granddaugther
(daughter's daughter)
নাতনী (nātanī)
Other relatives
cousin
(father's brother's son)
খুড়তুতো ভাই (khuṛtutō bhā'i)
cousin
(father's brother's daughter)
খুড়তুতো বোন (khuṛtutō bōn)
cousin
(father's sister's son)
পিসতুতো ভাই (pistutō bhā'i)
cousin
(father's sister's daughter)
পিসতুতো বোন (pistutō bōn)
cousin
(mother's brother's son)
মামাতো ভাই (māmātō bhā'i)
cousin
(mother's brother's daughter)
মামাতো বোন (māmātō bōn)
cousin
(mother's sister's son)
মাসতুতো ভাই (māsatutō bhā'i)
cousin
(mother's sister's daughter)
মাসতুতো বোন (māsatutō bōn)

List compiled by Piyush Maurya

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