Names of Relations in Malayalam from English

Names of family relations and relatives in Malayalam from English are presented in a list below. If you are looking to know what and how relatives and family members are called in Malayalam, this should serve as a handy list.

For the understanding of users who do not read the Malayalam script, we have provided a loose Roman transliteration of the Malayalam names.

Gujarati Names of Relations
English Names of RelationsMalayalam Names of RelationsPronunciation Help
Motherഅമ്മAmma
Fatherഅച്ഛന്‍Acchan
Brotherസഹോദരന്‍Sahodaran
SisterസഹോദരിSahodari
Daughterമകള്‍Makal
Sonമകന്‍Makan
Uncleഅമ്മാവന്‍Ammavan
Auntyഅമ്മായിAmmayi
Husbandഭര്‍ത്താവ്Bharthaav
Wifeഭാര്യBhaarya
Nieceഅനന്തരവള്‍Anantharaval
Nephewഅനന്തരവന്‍Anantharavan
Grandmotherമുത്തശ്ശിMutthassi
Grandfatherമുത്തശ്ശന്‍Mutthasshan
sister-in-lawനാത്തൂന്‍Nathoon
brother-in-lawഅളിയന്‍Aliyan

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