Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Relationship Terms

The English language has quite an array of relationship or kinship terms, which can baffle even native English speakers. What’s the difference between a second cousin and first cousin once removed, or stepsister and half sister, let alone ortho-cousin and cross-cousin? This page demystifies some common and uncommon terms, with diagrams.

See http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/relation.htm#CousinsRemoved

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