Dagbani Vocab: Family Members

Here are some words for family members I found. Hope it is useful

Grandfather-Yɛb’doo

Grandmother-Yɛb’paɣa

Father-M’ba

Mom-M’ma

Brother-Tizodoo

Sister-Tizopaɣa

Father’s elder brother(uncle)-Bakpema

Father’s junior brother(uncle)-Bapira

Father’s sister (aunt)-Piriba

Mother’s elder sister(aunt)-Mapkema

Mother’s junior sister(aunt)-Mapira

Mother’s brother(uncle)-ŋahiba

Son-Dapala

Daughter-Bipuhinga

Cousins-Dachiya

Grandchild-Yaanga

Great grandchild-Yaantib’che

Inlaws-Deenima

Nephew /Niece-ŋahiŋga

Ancestor-Siɣli lana

Bachelor-Dakↄli

Children-Bihi

Descendant-Zuliya

Ex husband-Yidan kuro

Ex wife-Pa kuro

Family-Daŋa

Fiancée-Mam

Heir-Zuu

Heiress-Pakpang

Husband-Yidana

Infancy-Bilimni

Inheritance-Fali

Marriage-Paɣ’ kpuɤbo

Orphan-Kpibga

Parent-Laamba

Stepfather-Mba

Stepmother-Mma yintah

Spinster-Paɤ’ zinli

Twin-Jabila

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