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Words describing family relationships:

A - C Edit

aunt (father’s sister) faðe f, faðu f

aunt (mother’s sister or cousin)

mōdrie f, mōdrige f

bastard

hornungsunu m

bastard brother

hornungbrōðor m

birth

cenning f

brother

brōðor m

brother (from the same father)

fæderenbrōðor m

brother-in-law

āðum m

brothers, brethren

gebrōðru, gebrōðra

child

magotimber n,

child of one’s (own) mother

mōdorcild n


D Edit

daughter

dohtor f

descendant

sunu m, magu m, magotūdor n,

descendant, family, race, line; child-bearing; brood; company, band; team (of horses, oxen, etc.)

tēam m

descent

æðelu f,

domestic, familiar

hīredlic adj

domestic, member of a household

hīredcniht m


E - F Edit

evil kinsman?, alien?

unmæg? m

family

æðelu f, hūs n race

father

fæder m

father’s sister

faðe f, faðu f

father’s sister’s son

faðusunu m

female child, girl

mægdencild n

female relative

māge f,


G Edit

generation, race

cnēowsibb f

genital

cennendlic adj

God the Father

godfæder m

goddaughter

goddohtor f

godfather

godfæder m

godfather [L compater]

cumpæder m

godmother

cumendre f sponsor

godmother

godmōdor f

godson

godsunu m

granddaughter

nift f, nefene f|-

grandfather

ealdfæder m, eoldra fæder m


H - L Edit

house

hūs n

household

hūs n

household

hīwen n

household, family, retinue; brotherhood, company

hīred m

increase of family

magotimber n,

kinsman, relation, ancestor

cnēowmǽg m

kinsman (male)

magu m,


M - N Edit

man wer
magu m,
member of a household hūsa m

member of a household (female)

hīredwīfmann m

members of a family, household, or religious house

hīwan [gen pl hīwna, hī(g)na]

mother

mōdor f, cennestre f

nephew

brōðorsunu m brother’s son, sweostorbearn n

nephew (brother’s son)

brōðorsunu m

nephew (sister’s son)

sweostorsunu m

nephew (sister’s son or cousin)

geswigra m

nephew or niece (sister’s child)

sweostorbearn n

nephew; stepson; grandson; second cousin

nefa m

niece

brōðordohter f, sweostorbearn n

niece

nift f, nefene f


O - R Edit

offspring

magotūdor n,

origin

æðelu f,

orphan

stēopbearn n, stēopcild n

parent

cennend m

procreation

cenning f

progeny

magotimber n,

progeny, family

cnēowrīm n

race (family)

hūs n


S Edit

servant

magu m,

sister

sweostor f

sister in law (brother’s wife)

brōðorwīf n

sister's child

sweostorbearn n

sisters

gesweostor f pl, gesweostra f pl, gesweostru f pl

son

sunu m, magu m, magotimber n,

son-in-law

āðum m

sponsor

cumendre f godmother

sponsor (female), godmother

gefædere f

sponsor (male), godfather

gefædera m

step-daughter

stēopdohtor f, nift f

step-father

stēopfæder m

step-mother

stēopmōdor f

step-son

stēopsunu m

the Son

sunu m,


U - Y Edit

uncle (maternal)

ēam m

uncle (paternal)

fædera m

warrior

magu m,

whore

hōre f

young man

magu m,

young of animals

sunu m

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