Family Members in Persian

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

Immediate Family Members in Persian

wife in Persianهمسر (hmsr)
husband in Persianشوهر (shwhr)
mother in Persianمادر (madr)
father in Persianپدر (pedr)
daughter in Persianدختر (dkhtr)
son in Persianپسر (pesr)
grandfather in Persianپدربزرگ (pedrbzrgu)
grandfather in Persianپدربزرگ (pedrbzrgu)
big brother in Persianبرادر بزرگ (bradr bzrgu)
little brother in Persianبرادر کوچک (bradr kewcheke)
big sister in Persianخواهر بزرگ (khwahr bzrgu)
little sister in Persianخواهر کوچک (khwahr kewcheke)

Extended Family Members in Persian

aunt in Persianعمه / خاله ('emh / khalh)
uncle in Persianعمو / دایی ('emw / daaa)
cousin in Persianپسرعمو / پسردایی (pesr'emw / pesrdaaa)
cousin in Persianدخترعمو / دختردایی (dkhtr'emw / dkhtrdaaa)
niece in Persianدختر برادر یا خواهر (dkhtr bradr aa khwahr)
nephew in Persianپسر خواهر یا برادر (pesr khwahr aa bradr)
grandson in Persianنوه (پسر) (nwh (pesr))
granddaughter in Persianنوه (دختر) (nwh (dkhtr))

Other Family Related Persian Vocabularies

daughter-in-law in Persianعروس ('erws)
son-in-law in Persianداماد (damad)
brother-in-law in Persianبرادر شوهر (bradr shwhr)
sister-in-law in Persianخواهر شوهر (khwahr shwhr)
father-in-law in Persianپدر شوهر (pedr shwhr)
mother-in-law in Persianمادر شوهر (madr shwhr)
parents in Persianوالدین (waldan)
parents-in-law in Persianوالدین همسر (waldan hmsr)
siblings in Persianخواهر و برادر (khwahr w bradr)
stepfather in Persianپدر خوانده (pedr khwandh)
stepmother in Persianمادر خوانده (madr khwandh)
stepdaughter in Persianدختر خوانده (dkhtr khwandh)
stepson in Persianپسر خوانده (pesr khwandh)

Persian Vocabulary Books

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