Persian Vocabulary
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برادر
barâdar
brother
خواهر
khwâhar
sister

Parents' siblings

دایی
dâyi
maternal uncle
خاله
khâle
maternal aunt
عمو
amu
paternal uncle
عمه
amme
paternal aunt

Siblings' children

برادرزاده
barâdarzâde
brother's child (nephew, niece)
خواهرزاده
khwâharzâde
sister's child (nephew, niece)
پسر برادر
pesar-e barâdar
brother's son (nephew)
پسر خواهر
pesar-e khwâhar
brother's son (nephew)
دختر برادر
dokhtar-e barâdar
brother's daughter (niece)
دختر خواهر
dokhtar-e khwâhar
brother's daughter (niece)

Family of parents' siblings

دایی‌زاده
dâyizâde
child of maternal uncle
پسردایی
pesardâyi
son of maternal uncle (cousin)
دختردایی
dokhtardâyi
daughter of maternal uncle (cousin)
زن‌دایی
zandâyi
wife of maternal uncle
خاله‌زاده
khâlezâde
child of maternal aunt
پسرخاله
pesarkhâle
son of maternal aunt (cousin)
دخترخاله
dokhtarkhâle
daughter of maternal aunt (cousin)
شوهرخاله
showharkhâle
husband of maternal aunt
عموزاده
amuzâde
child of paternal uncle
پسرعمو
pesaramu
son of paternal uncle (cousin)
دخترعمو
dokhtaramu
daughter of paternal uncle (cousin)
زن‌عمو
zanamu
wife of paternal uncle
عمه‌زاده
ammezâde
child of paternal aunt
پسرعمه
pesaramme
son of paternal aunt (cousin)
دخترعمه
dokhtaramme
daughter of paternal aunt (cousin)
شوهرعمه
showharamme
husband of paternal aunt