Kinship terms in Icelandic

Words for family members and other relatives in Icelandic, a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Iceland.

  Íslenska (Icelandic)
family fjölskylda
parents foreldrar
father faðir
mother móðir
children börn
son sonur
daughter dóttir
husband eiginmaður
wife kona
brother bróðir
sister systir
uncle frændi
aunt frænka
cousin frændi
nephew frændi
niece frænka
grandparents ömmur
grandfather afi
grandmother amma
grandchildren barnabörn
grandson barnabarn
granddaughter barnabarn
father-in-law tengdafaðir
mother-in-law tengdamóðir
brother-in-law mágur
sister-in-law mágkona

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