n. 'house', a settled built dwelling of a family, larger or smaller. In true Sindarin, it only denoted a (small) area in which some group had at last settled more or less permanently.
n. family, kindred, clan, house; race, tribe, people
noss (construct nos, pl. nyss) (clan, house), also nost (pl. nyst) (house) (PM:360) or nothrim (house) with no distinct pl. form (PM:360). Also bâr (dwelling, house, home; land, earth) (i mâr, o mbâr, construct bar), pl. bair (i mbair). The element appears in the forms -bar, -mar at the end of compounds.
noss (construct nos, pl. nyss) (family, house)