Does anyone know of an Anglo-Saxon word for father or mother-in-law? I could not find any. I suggest using domfaeder, law father and dommodor law mother. Dom (dÓm) was the AS word for law. Law itself is Old Norse. HamishBarrett (talk) 01:05, October 24, 2018 (UTC)

The Old English word "dóm" is what became "doom", which can indeed mean "law". But the word "in-law" is still Germanish, so it is still all right, ond is still clean English (Anglish). The word "law" was even already in Old English as "lagu", ond even comes from the same root as the word "lay" (as "laws" are those which are laid down). However, if for whatever ground you mustn't have the word "law", then you could have "Right" in its stead. In other words, "Father-in-Right". MýnÆnglishTáwk (talk) 15:47, October 24, 2018 (UTC)
I understand what you mean. No, I was not trying to just get rid of law because it is Old Norse. I am trying to get rid of the hyphenated -in-law part. You have given me a great idea. The AS were great at making compound words. Knowing more now I would suggest rightfather and rightmother. The reason I started with f-in-law and m-in-law is because I am trying to solve the problem to some of introductions. Like when introducing the f-in-law of one's own married child. "This is my daughter's f-in-law" is a bit much in conversation so I am trying to devise a replacement without making up a word out of thin air. HamishBarrett (talk) October 26, 2018.
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