Family words in Maltese

Words for family members and other relatives in Maltese (Malti), a Central Semitic language spoken in Malta and Gozo.

family familja
parents ġenituri
father missier
mother omm
children wild
son tifel, iben
daughter bint
husband raġel
wife mara
brother ħu
sister oħt, oħtu
uncle zijju, ziju
ħal (maternal)
għamm (paternal)
aunt zija
cousin kuġin
nephew neputi
niece neputija
grandparents nanniet
grandfather nannu
grandmother nanna
grandchildren neputijiet
grandson neputi
granddaughter neputija
father-in-law ħmu
mother-in-law indanna

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