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Extended Family Words Posted by on Jul 18, 2009 in Hindi Language

The vocabulary of the last post dealt with the immediate family, but as you know, Hindi families can be quite extensive. Today’s vocab will cover the extended family members.

Grandfather (on father’s side) – दादा (daadaa)

Grandmother (on father’s side) – दादी (daadi)

Grandfather (on mother’s side) – नाना (naanaa)

Grandmother (on mother’s side) – नानी (naanii)

Grandson (son’s son from the view of the grandparent) – पोता (potaa)

Granddaughter (son’s daughter) – पोती (potii)

Grandson (daughter’s son) – नाती (naati)

Granddaughter (daughter’s daughter) – नातिन (naatin)

Aunt (from mother’s side) – मौसी (mausii)

Uncle (from mother’s side) – मामा (maamaa)

Aunt (from father’s side) – बुआ (buuaa)

Uncle (from father’s side) – चाचा (chacha)

Son-in-law – दामाद (daamaad)

Daughter-in-law – पतोहू (patohu)


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