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      Since there are quite a few guppies who hardly know about family relations in Urdu I thought it would be useful to post a kind of relation dictionary English - Urdu. Iīm sure I have missed a lot of relations here. There is one which I donīt even know myself as you can see below. So you are free to add more and I will edit this post to have a complete overview. (Mods, I think this deserves to be a sticky thread )

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      Sister                                  - Behn
      Brother                                 - Bhai
      Mother                                  - Maa
      Father                                  - Baap
      Wife                                    - Biwi
      Husband                                 - Shohar
      Son                                     - Beta
      Daughter                                - Beti
      Sisterīs husband                        - Behnoi
      Brotherīs wife                          - Bhabi
      Wifeīs sister                           - Saali
      Wifeīs brother                          - Saala
      Husbandīs sister                        - Nand
      Husbandīs younger brother               - Dewar
      Husbandīs elder brother                 - Jaith
      Mother-in-Law                           - Saas
      Father-in-Law                           - Susar
      Father of childīs spouse                - Samdhi
      Mother of childīs spouse                - Samdhan
      
      Aunt (Motherīs sister)                  - Khala
      Aunt (Fatherīs sister)                  - Phuppo
      Aunt (Wife of motherīs brother)         - Mumaani
      Aunt (Wife of fatherīs elder brother)   - Taai
      Aunt (Wife of fatherīs younger brother) - Chachi
      Uncle (Motherīs brother)                - Mamu
      Uncle (Fatherīs elder brother)          - Taaya
      Uncle (Fatherīs younger brother)        - Chacha
      Uncle (Husband of motherīs sister)      - Khalu
      Uncle (Husband of fatherīs sister)      - Phuppa
      Niece (Sisterīs daughter)               - Bhanji
      Niece (Brotherīs daughter)              - Bhatiji
      Nephew (Sisterīs son)                   - Bhanja
      Nephew (Brotherīs son)                  - Bhatija
      
      Granddaughter                           - Poti
      Grandson                                - Pota
      Grandmother (Motherīs side)             - Nani
      Grandmother (Fatherīs side)             - Dadi
      Grandfather (Motherīs side)             - Nana
      Grandfather (Fatherīs side)             - Dada
      Great-grandmother (Motherīs side)       - Parnani
      Great-grandmother (Fatherīs side)       - Pardadi
      Great-grandfather (Motherīs side)       - Parnana
      Great-grandfather (Fatherīs side)       - Pardada
      
      Husband of wifeīs sister                - Humzulf
      Husband of husbandīs sister             - Nandoi
      Wife of wifeīs brother                  - Saalehaar
      Wife of husbandīs elder brother         - Jaithani
      Wife of husbandīs younger brother       - Dewrani
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      Well, I know most of them, just the first two in the last para. are new for me.

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      I always get confused with that dharain jethaini thing.
      But the rest i know its not that difficult Urdu Languange
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      kuch reshtey daaron ko galiyaan keyoon de rahey hain
      Bazinggaaaa ....

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      Originally posted by Code_Red:
      kuch reshtey daaron ko galiyaan keyoon de rahey hain
      I guess you are referring to Saala/Saali. That really are the Urdu words for that relation and not gaaliyan. They are used in a negative sense in Bollywood movies though.
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      what would you call your khala's kids?
      Bless you.

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      u missed jeth and sandu!
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      Originally posted by blushing_vision:
      u missed jeth and sandu!
      I did not miss Jeth, just spelled it like Jaith.

      What is Sandu?
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      Originally posted by Sharafat_Ka_Namouna:
      what would you call your khala's kids?
      Cousins. Or is there any specific word for that as well?
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      Khala's kids are khala zaad behn ya bhai.

      Sandu is punjabi, Urdu word for it is hamzulf.

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      Originally posted by sabah:
      Khala's kids are khala zaad behn ya bhai.

      Sandu is punjabi, Urdu word for it is hamzulf.
      She answered both questions I was gonna answer. For cousins, it depends. Chacha's kids are chacha zaad behan bhai..........maamo's kids are mamoo zaad behan bhai.......taaya's kids are taaya zaad behan bhai and so on.

      You forgot 2 most important rishtey (somebody will know why )

      Father of Son/dauther's wife/husband = Samdhi
      Mother of Son/dauther's wife/husband = Samdhan


      The rishta that you are missing:

      Wife of wife's brother = Saale-haar
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      Shikra was here.

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      ^^ Thanks for your input Shikra. I have updated my post with it.

      The new additions are:

      Father of childīs spouse - Samdhi
      Mother of childīs spouse - Samdhan
      Wife of wifeīs brother - Saalehaar
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      samdhi/samdhan r hindi and not urdu....

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      It's so complicated!

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      I give up.With those dewar jaith.Arghhh.Its driving me nuts.

      I dont know half of these.
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      woo hoo, scored a perfect 100%

      here is another oen you did not include

      your tai's brother's humsulf's baita who is coming to US and you have to pickhim up and he will stay with you until he finds a place.

      the name for this type of rishtay daar is

      "aira ghera nathu khera"
      "maan na maan mein tera mehmaan"

      or my favourite

      "jaan na pehchaan, galay laga kameena insaan"
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      if you can't remember any of these alqab, just call out "adam zaad"

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      Originally posted by Fraudz:
      woo hoo, scored a perfect 100%

      here is another oen you did not include

      your tai's brother's humsulf's baita who is coming to US and you have to pickhim up and he will stay with you until he finds a place.

      the name for this type of rishtay daar is

      "aira ghera nathu khera"
      "maan na maan mein tera mehmaan"

      or my favourite

      "jaan na pehchaan, galay laga kameena insaan"
      "... te hun gall aithe mukdi!"