Sanskrit Names of Family Relations
Paternal great grandfather
Paternal great grandmother
Maternal great grandfather
Maternal great grandmother
Father in Law
Mother in law
Brother-in-law (Sister's husband)
Sister-in-law (Brother's wife)
Son in law
Daughter in law
Nephew (Brother's son)
Nephew (Sister's son)
Sister-in-law (Husband's sister)
Father – जनकः
In Sanskrit, Father is called as जनकः (janakaḥ) and पिता in Hindi.
Mother – जननी
In Sanskrit, Mother is called as जननी (jananī) and माता in Hindi.
Son – पुत्रः
In Sanskrit, Son is called as पुत्रः (putraḥ) and बेटा in Hindi.
Daughter – पुत्री
In Sanskrit, Daughter is called as पुत्री (putrī) and बेटी in Hindi.
Paternal Grandfather – पितामहः
In Sanskrit, Paternal Grandfather is called as पितामहः (pitāmahaḥ) and दादा in Hindi.
Paternal Grandmother – पितामही
In Sanskrit, Paternal Grandmother is called as पितामही (pitāmahī) and दादी in Hindi.
Paternal great grandfather – प्रपितामहः
In Sanskrit, Paternal great grandfather is called as प्रपितामहः (prapitāmahaḥ) and परदादा in Hindi.
Paternal great grandmother – प्रपितामही
In Sanskrit, Paternal great grandmother is called as प्रपितामही (prapitāmahī) and परदादी in Hindi.
Maternal Grandfather – मातामहः
In Sanskrit, Maternal Grandfather is called as मातामहः (mātāmahaḥ) and नाना in Hindi.
Maternal Grandmother – मातामही
In Sanskrit, Maternal Grandmother is called as मातामही (mātāmahī) and नानी in Hindi.
Maternal great grandfather – प्रमातामहः
In Sanskrit, Maternal great grandfather is called as प्रमातामहः (pramātāmahaḥ) and परनाना in Hindi.
Maternal great grandmother – मातामही
In Sanskrit, Maternal great grandmother is called as प्रमातामही (pramātāmahī) and परनानी in Hindi.
Grandson – पौत्रः
In Sanskrit, Grandson is called as पौत्रः (pautraḥ) and पोता in Hindi.
Granddaughter – पौत्री
In Sanskrit, Granddaughter is called as पौत्री (pautrī) and पोती in Hindi.
Brother – भ्राता
In Sanskrit, Brother is called as भ्राता (bhrātā) and भाई in Hindi.
Sister – भगिनी
In Sanskrit, Sister is called as भगिनी (bhaginī) and बहन in Hindi.
Younger Brother – अनुजः
In Sanskrit, Younger Brother is called as अनुजः (anujaḥ) and छोटा भाई in Hindi.
Younger Sister – अनुजा
In Sanskrit, Younger Sister is called as अनुजा (anujā) and छोटी बहन in Hindi.
Elder Brother – अग्रजः
In Sanskrit, Elder Brother is called as अग्रजः (agrajaḥ) and बड़ा भाई in Hindi.
Elder Sister – अग्रजा
In Sanskrit, Elder Sister is called as अग्रजा (agrajā) and बड़ी बहन in Hindi.
Paternal Uncle – पितृव्यः
In Sanskrit, Paternal Uncle is called as पितृव्यः (pitṛvyaḥ) and चाचा in Hindi.
Paternal Aunt – पितृव्या
In Sanskrit, Paternal Aunt is called as पितृव्या (pitṛvyā) and चाची in Hindi.
Maternal Uncle – मातुलः
In Sanskrit, Maternal Uncle is called as मातुलः (mātulaḥ) and मामा in Hindi.
Maternal Aunt – मातुलानी
In Sanskrit, Maternal Aunt is called as मातुलानी (mātulānī) and मामी in Hindi.
Father-in-law – श्वशुरः
In Sanskrit, Father-in-Law is called as श्वशुरः (śvaśuraḥ) and ससुर in Hindi.
Mother-in-law – श्वश्रूः
In Sanskrit, Mother-in-law is called as श्वश्रूः (śvaśrūḥ) and सास in Hindi.
Brother-in-law (Sister’s husband) – आवुत्तः
In Sanskrit, Brother-in-law (Sister’s husband) is called as आवुत्तः (āvuttaḥ) and बहनोई in Hindi.
Sister-in-law (Brother’s wife) – भ्रातृजाया
In Sanskrit, Sister-in-law (Brother’s wife) is called as भ्रातृजाया (bhrātṛjāyā) and भाभी in Hindi.
Son-in-law – जामाता
In Sanskrit, Son-in-law is called as जामाता (jāmātā) and दामाद in Hindi.
Daughter-in-law – स्नुषा | पुत्रवधू
In Sanskrit, Daughter-in-law is called as स्नुषा (snuṣā) or पुत्रवधू (putravadhū) and बहू in Hindi.
Nephew (Brother’s son) – भ्रातृपुत्रः
In Sanskrit, Nephew (Brother’s son) is called as भ्रातृपुत्रः (bhrātṛputraḥ) and भतीजा in Hindi.
Nephew (Sister’s son) – भागिनेयः
In Sanskrit, Nephew (Sister’s son) is called as भागिनेयः (bhāgineyaḥ) and भांजा in Hindi.
Sister-in-law (Husband’s sister) – ननान्दृ
In Sanskrit, Sister-in-law (Husband’s sister) is called as ननान्दृ (nanāndṛ) and ननंद in Hindi.