Quenya Family-Words

This is a list of words for various familial relationships. I’ve organized them by the relationship and by number. Archaic versions of the words are in (parentheses).

A quick set of definitions of the grammatical terms:

Singular
One [noun]
Plural
More than two [noun]s
Dual
Two [noun]s
Partitive
Some [noun]s
Diminutive
The cutesy version of the word, like saying “my son” (when addressing someone, not when describing your relationship to them, like in “This is my son.”) or “sonny” or “my little boy” in English. I’ve listed Diminutive versions of each words at the end of their sections.
Singular Plural Dual Partitive

Family

nosse nossi (nossí) nosset nosseli (nosselí)

Mother

amal amalli amallu amalli (amallí)
emel emelli emellu emelli (emellí)
amil amilli amillu amilli (amillí)
emil emilli emillu emilli (emillí)
ontare ontarer ontaret ontareli (ontarelí)
ontaril ontarili ontarilu ontarilli (ontarillí)
ontarie ontarier ontariet ontarieli (ontarielí)
Mommy: amilye, milye, emme, amme, mamil

Father

atar atari ataru atalli (atallí)
ontaro ontaror ontarot ontaroli (ontarollí)
Daddy: ataryo, taryo, atto, atya, tata

Parent

ontar ontari ontaru ontalli (ontallí)

Daughter

yelde yeldi (yeldí) yeldet yeldeli (yeldelí)
yende yendi (yendí) yendet yendeli (yendelí)
selye seli (selí) selyet selyeli (selyelí)
anel aneli anelu anelli (anellí)
My daughter: yelya, yenya, selya, anelya

Son

yón yóni yónu yólli (yóllí)
yondo yondor yondot yondoli (yondolí)
yonyo yonyor yonyot yonyoli (yonyolí)
anon anoni anonu anolli (anollí)
My son: yónya, yonya, anonya

Child

hína híni hínat hínali (hínalí)
onna onnar onnat onnali (onnalí)
onwe onwi (onwí) onwet onweli (onwelí)
My child: hínya, onya

Baby

lapse lapsi (lapsí) lapsit lapsili (lapsilí)
vine (wine) vini (winí) vinit (winit) vinili (winilí)
Little baby: vinice (winice)

Twin

onóna ónoni

Sister

nésa (nétha) nésar (néthar) nésat (néthat) nésali (néthalí)
onóre onórer onóret onóreli (onórelí)
seles (theles) seleri (thelezi) seleru (thelezu) selli (thellí)
Sis: nésaya (néthaya), selerya (thelezya)

Brother

toron torni tornu torolli (torollí)
onóro onóror onórot onóroli (onórolí)
háno hánor hánot hánoli (hánolí)
hanno hannor hannot hannoli (hannolí)
Bro: toronya, hányo

Wife

vesse vessi (vessí) vesset vesseli (vesselí)
veri verir verit verili (verilí)
Dear wife/Honey: vesseya, verya

Husband

venno vennor vennot vennoli (vennolí)
veru verur verut veruli (verulí)
Hubby: vennoya, veruya

Bride

indis indissi indissu indisseli (indisselí)

Bridegroom

endero enderor enderot enderoli (enderolí)

Grandson

inyo (indyo) inyor (indyor) inyot (indyot) inyoli (indyolí)

Heir

aryon aryoni aryonu aryolli (aryollí)
haryon haryoni haryonu haryolli (haryollí)

Successor

neuro neuror neurot neuroli (neurolí)

Sworn Sister

oselle (othelle) oselli (othellí) osellet (othellet) oselli (othellí)

Sworn Brother

otorno otornor otornot otornoli (otornolí)

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