Family words in Nepali

Words for family members and other relatives in Nepali (नेपाली), an Eastern Pahari language spoken mainly in Nepal and India,.

Meaning Nepali (नेपाली)
family परिवार (parivāra)
relation नाता (nātā)
relative नातेदार (nātedāra)
Own family
father बुबा (bubā)
mother आमा (āmā)
husband लोग्ने (logne)
wife स्वास्नी (svāsnī)
children बच्चाबच्ची (baccābaccī)
son छोरा (chorā)
daughter छोरी (chorī)
younger brother भाइ (bhāi)
elder brother दाइ (dāi)
younger sister बहिनी (bahinī)
elder sister दिदी (didī)
Father's side
grandfather
(father's father)
हजुरबुबा (hajurabubā)
grandmother
(father's mother)
हजुरआमा (hajuraāmā)
uncle
(father's younger brother)
काका (kākā)
uncle
(father's elder brother)
ठुलाबा (ṭhulābā)
uncle
(father's sister's husband)
फुपाजु (phupāju)
aunt
(father's younger brother's wife)
काकी (kākī)
aunt
(father's elder brother's wife)
ठुलीमा (ṭhulīmā )
aunt
(father's sister)
फुपू (phupū)
Mother's side
grandfather
(mother's father)
हजुरबुबा (hajurabubā)
grandmother
(mother's mother)
हजुरआमा (hajuraāmā)
uncle
(mother's brother)
मामा (māmā)
uncle
(mother's sister's husband)
सानाबा (sānābā)
aunt
(mother's brother's wife)
माइजू (māijū)
aunt
(mother's sister)
सानीमा (sānīmā )
Brother's side
sister-in-law
(younger brother's wife)
बुहारी (buhārī)
sister-in-law
(elder brother's wife)
भाउजू (bhāujū)
nephew
(brother's son)
भतिजो (bhatijo)
niece
(brother's daughter)
भतिजी (bhatijī)
Sister's side
brother-in-law
(younger sister's husband)
जुवाइँ (juvāĩ)
brother-in-law
(elder sister's husband)
भिनाजु (bhināju)
nephew
(sister's son)
भान्जो (bhānjo)
niece
(sister's daughter)
भान्जी (bhānjī)
Husband's side
father-in-law
(husband's father)
ससुरो (sasuro)
mother-in-law
(husband's mother)
सासू (sāsū)
brother-in-law
(husband's younger brother)
देवर (devara)
brother-in-law
(husband's elder brother)
जेठाजु (jeṭhāju)
sister-in-law
(husband's younger brother's wife)
देवरानी (devarānī)
sister-in-law
(husband's elder brother's wife)
जेठानी (jeṭhānī)
sister-in-law
(husband's younger sister)
नन्द (nanda)
sister-in-law
(husband's elder sister)
आमाजू (āmājū)
sister-in-law's husband
(husband's younger sister's husband)
नन्दे भाइ (nande bhāi)
sister-in-law's husband
(husband's elder sister's husband)
बुबा (bubā)
Wife's sister
father-in-law
(wife's father)
ससुरो (sasuro)
mother-in-law
(wife's mother)
सासू (sāsū)
brother-in-law
(wife's younger brother)
सालो (sālo)
brother-in-law
(wife's elder brother)
जेठान (jeṭhāna)
brother-in-law's wife
(wife's younger brother's wife)
बहिनी (bahinī)
brother-in-law's wife
(wife's elder brother's wife)
जेठान दिदी (jeṭhāna didī)
sister-in-law
(wife's younger sister)
साली (sālī)
sister-in-law
(wife's elder sister)
जेठीसासू (jeṭhīsāsū)
sister-in-law's husband
(wife's younger sister's husband)
साढु भाइ (sāḍhu bhāi)
sister-in-law's husband
(wife's elder sister's husband)
साढु दाइ (sāḍhu dāi)
Son's family
daughter-in-law
(son's wife)
बुहारी (buhārī)
grandson
(son's son)
नाति (nāti)
granddaughter
(son's daughter)
नातिनी (nātinī)
Daughter's family
son-in-law
(daughter's husband)
जुवाइँ (juvāĩ)
grandson
(daughter's son)
नाति (nāti)
granddaughter
(daughter's daughter)
नातिनी (nātinī)
Other relatives
cousin
(father's sister's younger son)
भानिज भाइ (bhānija bhāi)
cousin
(father's sister's elder son)
भानिज दाइ (bhānija dāi)
cousin
(father's sister's younger daughter)
भान्जी बहिनी (bhānjī bahinī)
cousin
(father's sister's elder daughter)
भान्जी दिदी (bhānjī didī)
cousin
(mother's sister's son)
सानीमाका छोरा (sānīmākā chorā)
cousin
(mother's sister's daughter)
सानीमाकी छोरी (sānīmākī chorī)
cousin
(maternal uncle's son)
मामाको छोरा (māmāko chorā)
cousin
(maternal uncle's daughter)
मामाकी छोरी (māmākī chorī)

Notes

Details provided by Arnav Darnal.

Hear some Nepali family words:

More information about family words in Nepali
https://www.imnepal.com/name-family-relations-english-nepali/
http://polymath.org/nepali_family.php

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