Family words in Khmer

Words for family members and other relatives in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ), a Mon-Khmer language spoken mainly in Cambodia, and also in Vietnam and Thailand.

Note: frm = formal, polite, inf = informal

family គ្រួសារ (krou sar)
parents មាតាបិតា (meatea beta)
ឪពុកម្តាយ (eu puk mday)
father ឪពុក (aupouk), បិតា (beta), ប៉ា (pa), ប៉ាប៉ា (papa)
mother មាតា (meada), ម្តាយ (mday), ម៉ែ (me), ម៉ែ (meh)
child កូន (kaun)
ក្មេងប្រុស (kmeng pros) - male
ក្មេងស្រី (kmeng srei) - female
son កូនប្រុស (kaun pros)
daughter កូនស្រី (kaun srei)
husband ប្តី (btei), ស្វាមី (svami)
wife ភរិយា (phriyea), ប្រពន្ធ (brapon)
siblings បងប្អូនបង្កើត (bong paon bong ket)
brother បងប្រុស (bong pros) - older
ប្អូនប្រុស (baaun pros) - younger
sister បងស្ (bang srei) - older
ប្អូនស្រី (baaun srei) - younger
uncle មា (mea)
aunt មីង (ming)
cousin បងប្អូនជីដូនមួយ (bong paon chi don mouy)
nephew មួយប្រុស (kmuoy pros)
niece មួយស្រី (kmuoy srei)
grandparents ជីដូនជីតា (chi daun chi ta)
grandfather ជីតា (chi ta) - frm, តា (ta) - inf
grandmother ជីដូន (chidaun) - frm, យាយ (yeay) - inf
grandchild ចៅ (chaw)
grandson ចៅប្រុស (chaw pros)
granddaughter ចៅស្រី (chaw srei)

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