Bengali names of family members and relations

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List of Bengali names of family members and relations from English

Here is a list of Bengali names of family members and relations from English. If you would like to know the Bengali name of any other family relation, you can contact us or leave your question in the comment section–we will respond to that.

If you have any suggestions or feedback to make these tutorials better, we will love to hear from you.

Bengali Names of Relations

Bengali Names of Relations

Mother মা
Father বাবা
Maternal Grandfather ঠাকুর্দা
Maternal Grandmother ঠাকুরমা
Husband পতি
Wife বৌ, পত্নী
Daughter কন্যা
Son ছেলে
Elder Brother দাদা
Younger Brother ভাই
Elder Sister দিদি
Younger Sister বোন
Maternal Uncle মামা
Wife of Maternal Uncle মামীমা
Father-in-Law শ্বশুর
Mother-in-law সাসূ মাং
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7 thoughts on “Bengali names of family members and relations

  • June 12, 2009 at 2:32 am
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    Hi… would be nice if non-bengali speaking n reading persons can also understand these names of relations. May be you can also write the Bengali (or any reginal words) in Roman English next to the original words.
    dhanyvaad

    aapka shubchintak
    Saagar

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  • June 12, 2009 at 3:43 am
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    Sagar,

    Well, it is a nice suggestion and I have received it from many readers. I don’t prefer transliteration because it is limited in its usage–the original sound or pronunciation of the word is often lost.

    So, I prefer who tries to learn language that first get your hands on the alphabet and then try learning the words in their original form. Thanks anyway.

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  • February 13, 2010 at 4:28 am
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    I need to know the english meaning of the word “Khalamoni”,Can u help me?

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  • March 7, 2011 at 2:21 pm
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    Khala implies mother’s sister, Moni means jem or jewel and is often attached to the name of your mom’s closest sister. so Khalamoni would roughly mean “dearest aunt”

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  • November 15, 2011 at 4:08 am
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    What is Bhagini or Bhagni??

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