Family words in Volapük

Words for family members and other relatives in Volapük. an International Auxiliary Language invented by Johann Martin Schleyer, a German Priest, in 1879.

Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female, pl = plural

  Volapük
family famül
parent(s) pal(s)
father fat
mother mot
child(ren) cil(s)
son son
daughter daut
husband himatan
wife jimatan
brother higem
sister jigem
aunt / uncle ter
uncle hiter / ziom
aunt jiter
cousin köst
nephew / niece nef
nephew hinef
niece jinef
grandparent(s) lepal(s)
grandfather lefat
fatafat (paternal grandfather)
motafat (maternal grandfather)
lefatül (endearment)
grandmother lemot
fatamot (paternal grandmother)
motamot (maternal grandmother)
lemotül (endearment)
grandchild(ren) poscil(s)
grandson posson
granddaughter posdaut
great grandparents dalepals
great grandfather dalefat
great grandmother dalemot
parents-in-law lüpals
father-in-law lüfat
mother-in-law lümot
brother-in-law lühigem
sister-in-law lüjigem
son-in-law lüson
daughter-in-law lüdaut

Sources

http://www.volapük.com/
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/lepal#Volapük

Family words in Constructed languages

Esperanto, Laala, Volapük

Family words in other languages

Information about Volapük | Phrases | Numbers | Time | Family words


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