Words for family members and other relatives in Proto-Indo-European, the reconstructed ancestor of many of the languages spoken in Europe, and parts of western and southern Asia.
|family||gentis / wenjā|
|parent||gentṓr / gentrīks|
|mother||méh₂tēr / ammā|
|father||ph₂tḗr / átta|
|child||pūpos / putlom|
|son||suh₁nús / suh₃nús|
|husband||pótis (husband, master, ruler)
wiHrós (man, husband, warrior, hero)
|wife||sṃloghós / uksōr|
|uncle||h₂éwh₂os / áwontlos / p∂trujós|
|aunt||ámetā / mātérterā|
|grandfather||h₂éwh₂os / awos / dhēdhjos|
|grandmother||anus / áwijā|
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