Family words in Telugu

Words for family members and other relatives in Telugu (తెలుగు), a Dravidian language spoken mainly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in southern India.

Meaning Telugu (తెలుగు)
family కుటుంబం (kuṭumbaṁ)
relatives బంధువులు (bandhuvulu)
father తండ్రి (taṇḍri), నాన్న (nānna) నాన్నగారు (nānna gāru)
mother తల్లి (talli), అమ్మ (amma)
husband భర్త (bharta)
wife భార్య (bhārya)
child బిడ్డ (biḍḍa)
son కొడుకు (koḍuku)
daughter కూతురు (kūturu)
brother సోదరుడు (sōdaruḍu)
అన్న (anna) - older brother
తమ్మడు (tammaḍu) younger brother
sister సోదరి (sōdari)
అక్క (akka), అక్కయ్య (akkayya) - older sister
చెల్లె (celle), చెల్లెలు (cellelu) - younger sister
uncle మేనమామ (mēnamāma)
పెద్దనాన్న (peddanānna) - father’s older brother
చిన్నాన్న (cinnanna) - father’s younger brother
మామయ్య (mamayya) - mother’s brother
aunt మేనత్త (mēnatta)
పెద్దమ్మ (peḍḍmma) - mother’s older sister
పిన్ని (pinni) - mother’s younger sister
అత్తా (attā) - father’s sister
cousin బావ (bāva) - male
వదిన (vadina) - female
nephew మేనల్లుడు (mēnalluḍu)
niece మేనకొడలు (mēnakoḍalu)
grandfather తాత (tāta), తాతయ్య (tātayya)
grandmother నానమ్మ (nānamma), బామ్మా (bāmmā), మామ్మ (māmma) - father’s mother
అమ్మమ్మ (ammamma) - mother’s mother
grandson మనవడు (manavaḍu)
granddaugther మనవరాలు (manavarālu)

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