List of Punjabi names of relations and family members from English
Here is a list of Punjabi names of relations and family members from English. If you would like to know the Punjabi name of any other relation, you can contact us or ask through comment section of this post.
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|Elder Brother||ਵੱਡਾ ਭਾਈ|
|Younger Brother||ਛੋਟਾ ਭਾਈ|
|Elder Sister||ਵੱਡੀ ਭੈਣ|
|Younger Sister||ਛੋਟੀ ਭੈਣ|
|Paternal Uncle (Elder to father)||ਤਾਇਆ|
|Paternal Uncle (Younger to father)||ਚਾਚਾ|
|Wife of Maternal Uncle||ਮਾਮੀ|
|Wife of Paternal Uncle (Elder to father)||ਤਾਈ|
|Wife of Paternal Uncle (Younger to father)||ਚਾਚੀ|
|Husband’s Brother (Elder)||ਜੇਠ|
|Husband’s Brother (Younger)||ਦਿਓਰ|
51 thoughts on “Punjabi Names of Family and Relations”
Can u please tell me how to say younger brother & older sister in punjabi and not in Gurmukhi
Younger Brother= “Chotaa Bhaee”
Elder Sister= “Waddi Bhain”
I hope you understand the pronunciation for “ch” and “dd” here–they are not present in English but used extensively in Indian languages.
How do you write/say great grandfather and great grandmother
Here is how it is writter:
It is just adding a prefix “pad” before grandfather and grandmother. They are pronounced as “pad-dada” and “pad-dadi”. The “d” in “pad” has the sound of Indian consonant that does not come in English just like in “crore”, the original sound of “re” is the sound of “d” here.
What is mean pajayeji….??
Plzz give me answer
hi, could you please tell me what relation mamaji is? thank you
Mamaji is the brother of mother–the maternal uncle.
How do I pronounce the workd for maternal grandfather?
Maternal Grandmother ਨਾਨੀ (this word is pronounced as “Nani”–both ‘a’ and ‘i’ are accented upon; means it becomes “Naanii”.
How is husband pronounced in Punjabi??
Husband would mean “pati” with “t” being soft.
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Can you please edit this and write ji like pita(father) ji not only pita, and can you please do this everyone word.
Can you add family too please?
Put that last “ਜੀ” to everyone if you want to. This is generally used for elders but can be used for young ones also while calling them out of affection.
Whats a thaya? Or something like that…
Thaya or Taia is: Paternal Uncle (Elder to father)–ਤਾਇਆ
Please can you tell me how to spell in english dads elder brother and his wife.
How would you say the brother of your mothers father? Or your grandpas brother on your moms side?
can you please tell me some lovely,romantic,cute nicknames in punjabi which i wana for my would be husband….plz
Hi need to know how to say great great grandfather and great great grandmother
Hi, can you please translate all of these into english. How to pronounce them in english.
what does this mean? – ‘Sardar da viah pauo bhangre!!!!!!!!!!!’
what does this mean? – ‘munda da viah pauo bhangre!!’
how do you spell uncle in Punjabi ? chacha?
There is no direct name for these relations.
Pardada and Pardadi.
Taayaa and Taayi (t is soft)
What are the relations of the following:
Older Sisters Husband
Younger Sisters Husband
Older Brothers Wife
Younger Brothers Wife
im writtin a xmas card to my dads older brother is it thia or thiyaa ??? i have no idea how to spell it plz reply thank you xxx
Older Sisters Husband–Jeejaji (Wadde Jeejaji)
Younger Sisters Husband–Jeejaji (Chhotte Jeejaji)
Older Brothers Wife–Bhabhi (Waddi Bhabhi)
Younger Brothers Wife–Bhabhi (Chhotti Bhabhi)
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It could be “Taya” and you can end up by putting “Ji” which shows respect.
It means: Sardar is getting married, let’s dance.
It means the boy is getting married, let’s dance.
It is “Taaya” and “Taayi” which “t” pronounced softly unlike it is done in Tomato.
There is no particular name for this relation.
It would be “Pardada” and “Pardadi”
“r” is pronounced as combination of “r” and “d”.
hi can you tell me what the term for my father’s cousin’s mother would be? or like my grandfather’s sister in law’s sister…
It won’t have a special name.
Grand Grand Grandfather is nakardada,
Name of relation between two wives of one man is “SAUKAN”. Please tell me the Name of relation between two Husbands of one woman ?
wat is the meaning of parjai
Parjai is twisted word of “Bharjai”–ਭਰਜਾਈ।
It means the wife of one’s brother.
what is the mening of “nuu”
It is the daughter in law: The wife of the son.
what will you say to ” wife de bhanje nu ( wife ke behen ke bete ko / sali ke bete ko) ” in pure punjabi & in general punjabi language?
He would be called Bhan-ja only and nothing else.
what is you dad mom sister husband to you ???
What should I call bro’s wife.?? Barjai or parjai..?? Which one is right..??
Well, actually it is ‘ਭਰਜਾਈ’, which is ‘Bharjai’ in English. The both pronunciations you mentioned are distorted version of the original word. I hope this clarifies.
Can you please tell me husband’s sister’s son how to say in punjabi
He would be called ‘ਭਾਣਜਾ’
How would you spell these titles in English?