Kinship terms in Hindi

Words for family members and other relatives in Hindi.

Meaning Hindi (हिन्दी)
family परिवार (parivāra)
relation रिश्ता (riśtā)
relative रिश्तेदार (riśtēdāra)
Own family
father पापा/पिता (pāpā/pitā)
mother मम्मी/माँ (mam'mī/mām̐)
husband पति (pati)
wife पत्नी (patnī)
children बच्चे (baccē)
son बेटा/पुत्र (bēṭā/putra)
daughter बेटी/पुत्री (bēṭī/putrī)
younger brother (छोटा) भाई ((chōṭā) bhā'ī)
elder brother भैया/(बड़ा) भाई (bhaiyā/(baṛā) bhā'ī)
younger sister (छोटी) बहन ((chōṭī) bahana)
elder sister दीदी/(बड़ी) बहन (dīdī/(baṛī) bahana)
Father's side
grandfather
(father's father)
दादा (dādā)
grandmother
(father's mother)
दादी (dādī)
uncle
(father's younger brother)
चाचा (cācā)
uncle
(father's elder brother)
ताऊ/बड़े पापा (tā'ū/baṛē pāpā)
uncle
(father's sister's husband)
फूफा (phūphā)
aunt
(father's younger brother's wife)
चाची (cācī)
aunt
(father's elder brother's wife)
ताई/बड़ी मम्मी (tā'ī/baṛī mam'mī)
aunt
(father's sister)
बुआ (bu'ā)
Mother's side
grandfather
(mother's father)
नाना (nānā)
grandmother
(mother's mother)
नानी (nānī)
uncle
(mother's brother)
मामा (māmā)
uncle
(mother's sister's husband)
मौसा (mausā)
aunt
(mother's brother's wife)
मामी (māmī)
aunt
(mother's sister)
मौसी (mausī)
Brother's side
aunt
(younger brother's wife)
भयो (bhayō)
aunt
(elder brother's wife)
भाभी (bhābhī)
nephew
(brother's son)
भतीजा (bhatījā)
niece
(brother's daughter)
भतीजी (bhatījī)
Sister's side
brother-in-law
(younger sister's husband)
बहनोई (bahanō'ī)
brother-in-law
(elder sister's husband)
जीजा (jījā)
nephew
(sister's son)
भांजा (bhān̄jā)
niece
(sister's daughter)
भांजी (bhān̄jī)
Husband's side
father-in-law
(husband's father)
ससुर (sasura)
mother-in-law
(husband's mother)
सास (sāsa)
brother-in-law
(husband's younger brother)
देवर (dēvara)
brother-in-law
(husband's elder brother)
जेठ/भसुर (jēṭha/bhasura)
brother-in-law's wife
(husband's younger brother's wife)
देवरानी (dēvarānī)
brother-in-law's wife
(husband's elder brother's wife)
जेठानी/भाभी (jēṭhānī/bhābhī)
sister-in-law
(husband's sister)
ननद (nanada)
sister-in-law's husband
(husband's sister's husband)
नंदोई (nandō'ī)
Wife's side
father-in-law
(wife's father)
ससुर (sasura)
mother-in-law
(wife's mother)
सास (sāsa)
brother-in-law
(wife's younger brother)
साला (sālā)
brother-in-law
(wife's elder brother)
साले  साहब (sālē sāhaba)
brother-in-law's wife
(wife's brother's wife)
सलहज (salahaja)
sister-in-law
(wife's sister)
साली (sālī)
sister-in-law's husband
(wife's sister's husband)
साढ़ू (sāṛhū)
Son's family
daughter-in-law
(son's wife)
बहू (bahū)
grandson
(son's son)
पोता (pōtā)
granddaugther
(son's daughter)
पोती (pōtī)
Daughter's family
son-in-law
(daughter's husband)
दामाद (dāmāda)
grandson
(daughter's son)
नाती (nātī)
granddaugther
(daughter's daughter)
नतिनी (natinī)
Other relatives
cousin
(father's brother's son)
चचेरा भाई (cacērā bhā'ī)
cousin
(father's brother's daughter)
चचेरी बहन (cacērī bahana)
cousin
(father's sister's son)
फुफेरा भाई (phuphērā bhā'ī)
cousin
(father's sister's daughter)
फुफेरी बहन (phuphērī bahana)
cousin
(mother's brother's son)
ममेरा भाई (mamērā bhā'ī)
cousin
(mother's brother's daughter)
ममेरी बहन (mamērī bahana)
cousin
(mother's sister's son)
मौसेरा भाई (mausērā bhā'ī)
cousin
(mother's sister's daughter)
मौसेरी बहन (mausērī bahana)

List compiled by Piyush Maurya

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