Relationship

English to Kannada

English Kannada
Family Kutumba
Father Appa/Tande
Mother Amma/Tayi
GrandFather Fathers-Father – taatha

Mother-Father – Ajja

GrandMother Fathers-Mother – Ajji

Mother-Mother – Ajji

Son Maga
Daughter Magalu
Children makkaLu
Elder Brother Anna
Elder Sister Akka
Younger Brother Thamma
Younger Sister Thangi
Husband Ganda / Pati
Wife Hendathi / Patni
Father in law Mava
Mother in law Athhe
Son in law Aliya
Daughter in law Sose
Aunt

Mother Younger Sister

Mother’s elder sister

Chikk-Amma

Dhodd-Amma

Uncle

Father’s younger brother

Father’s Elder brother

Chikk-Appa

Dhodd-Appa

Elder brother’s wife Atthige
Younger brother’s wife Sose
Husband’s brother Maidhuna
Wife’s brother Ba-maida
Bridegroom Madhu(maga/vara)
Bride Madhu(magalu/vadhu)
Spinster Kany(a/e)
Bachelor Bramhachari
Friend Geleya (Male) / geLathi (Female)
Enemy Shathru
Servant Sevaka/Daasa
Maid manegelasadavaru
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