Words for family members and other relatives in Faroese, a North Germanic language spoken mainly on the Faroe Islands.
Key to abbreviations: pt = paternal (father's side), mt = maternal (mother's side).
|uncle||faðirbróðir (pt); móðurbróðir (mt)|
|aunt||fastir (pt); mostir (mt)|
|nephew||bróðursonur; (brother's son); systursonur; (sister's son)|
|niece||bróðurdóttir; (brother's daughter); systurdóttir; (sister's daughter)|
|grandparents||abbi og omma|
|sister-in-law||konusystir; bróðurkona; systir mansins|
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