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
Extended Family Members in Persian
Other Family Related Persian Vocabularies

Immediate Family Members in Persian

wifeهمسر (hmsr)
husbandشوهر (shwhr)
motherمادر (madr)
fatherپدر (pedr)
daughterدختر (dkhtr)
sonپسر (pesr)
grandfatherپدربزرگ (pedrbzrgu)
grandfatherپدربزرگ (pedrbzrgu)
big brotherبرادر بزرگ (bradr bzrgu)
little brotherبرادر کوچک (bradr kewcheke)
big sisterخواهر بزرگ (khwahr bzrgu)
little sisterخواهر کوچک (khwahr kewcheke)

Extended Family Members in Persian

auntعمه / خاله ('emh / khalh)
uncleعمو / دایی ('emw / daaa)
cousinپسرعمو / پسردایی (pesr'emw / pesrdaaa)
cousinدخترعمو / دختردایی (dkhtr'emw / dkhtrdaaa)
nieceدختر برادر یا خواهر (dkhtr bradr aa khwahr)
nephewپسر خواهر یا برادر (pesr khwahr aa bradr)
grandsonنوه (پسر) (nwh (pesr))
granddaughterنوه (دختر) (nwh (dkhtr))

Other Family Related Persian Vocabularies

daughter-in-lawعروس ('erws)
son-in-lawداماد (damad)
brother-in-lawبرادر شوهر (bradr shwhr)
sister-in-lawخواهر شوهر (khwahr shwhr)
father-in-lawپدر شوهر (pedr shwhr)
mother-in-lawمادر شوهر (madr shwhr)
parentsوالدین (waldan)
parents-in-lawوالدین همسر (waldan hmsr)
siblingsخواهر و برادر (khwahr w bradr)
stepfatherپدر خوانده (pedr khwandh)
stepmotherمادر خوانده (madr khwandh)
stepdaughterدختر خوانده (dkhtr khwandh)
stepsonپسر خوانده (pesr khwandh)

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