Akan Teleteaching Course

Annex 2: Kinship terms

abusĢťś, pl. mmusĢťś n family, matriarchal family, extended relations 
agyaŠ, pl. agyaŠnom n father, father's brother; all the male relations of one's father 
agyaŠ!kuŠmaa, agyaŠnkumaanom n junior father; father's junior brother 
agyaŠ!paŠnin, pl. agyaŠ!paŠninnom n father, father's brother 
akontaŠ, pl. nkontaŠnom n brother-in-law (wife's brother) 
akuŠmmaa, pl. nkuŠmmaa n sister-in-law 
aseŠ, pl. nseŠnom n in-laws 
ŮnaŠkumaa, pl. ŮnaŠn!kuŠmaanom n junior mother, mother's junior sister 
ŮnaŠpanin, pl. ŮnaŠ!paŠnimfoű n senior mother, mother's senior sister 
ŮnaŠ, pl. ŮnaŠnom n mother 
nanaŠ, pl. nanaŠnom n 1. grandparent 2. ancestor 3. title of a chief 
naŠ!naŠ, pl. naŠ!naŠnom n grandchild, cousin (child of wűfa
onuabaŠa, pl. nnuammaŠa n sister, female cousin 
onuabaŠrima, pl. nnuammaŠrima n brother, male cousin 
onuakuŠmaa, pl. anuakuŠmaanom n junior sibling; junior brother/sister 
onuapaŠnin, pl. anuaŠmŗpanimfoŠű n senior sibling, senior brother/sister 
onuaŠ, pl. anuaŠnom n sibling; brother, sister; cousin 
űbaŠbari!maŠ, pl. mmaŠmmari!maŠ n son 
űbaŠ, pl. mmaŠ n 1. child, son, daughter 2. young of all animals 
űbaŠ!baŠa, pl. mmaŠm!maŠa n daughter 
űkuŠnu, pl. űkuŠnunom n husband; husband's brothers; all male members of extended family of husband 
űyeŠre, pl. űyeŠrenom n wife, wife's sisters 
sewaŠa, pl. sewaŠanom n aunt; father's sister 
wűfaaseŠwa, pl. wűfaaseŠwanom n niece, sister's (female) child 
wűfaaseŠ, pl. wűfaaseŠnom n nephew, sister's (male) child 
wűŗfa, pl. wűfanoŠm n mother's brother; maternal uncle 

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