Family Members in Malay

Want to know how to say father, mother, uncle, or aunt in Malay? Below we have put together a list of the most important family related words in Malay for you. For even more vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Malay at the end of the page.

Immediate Family Members in Malay

wife in Malayisteri
husband in Malaysuami
mother in Malayibu
father in Malayayah
daughter in Malayanak perempuan
son in Malayanak lelaki
grandfather in Malaydatuk
grandfather in Malaydatuk
big brother in Malayabang
little brother in Malayadik lelaki
big sister in Malaykakak
little sister in Malayadik perempuan

Extended Family Members in Malay

aunt in Malayibu saudara
uncle in Malaybapa saudara
cousin in Malaysepupu lelaki
cousin in Malaysepupu perempuan
niece in Malayanak saudara perempuan
nephew in Malayanak saudara lelaki
grandson in Malaycucu lelaki
granddaughter in Malaycucu perempuan

Other Family Related Malay Vocabularies

daughter-in-law in Malaymenantu perempuan
son-in-law in Malaymenantu lelaki
brother-in-law in Malayabang ipar
sister-in-law in Malaykakak ipar
father-in-law in Malaybapa mertua
mother-in-law in Malayibu mertua
parents in Malayibu bapa
parents-in-law in Malayibu bapa mertua
siblings in Malayadik beradik
stepfather in Malayayah tiri
stepmother in Malayibu tiri
stepdaughter in Malayanak tiri perempuan
stepson in Malayanak tiri lelaki

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Malay Vocabulary Books

Learn Malay - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Malay - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Malay word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Malay words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Malay Vocabulary Book

Malay Vocabulary Book

This Malay vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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Malay Flashcards Online

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Printable Malay Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Malay flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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