In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1primo masculineprima feminineour transatlantic cousins — nuestros hermanos del otro lado del Atlántico
- we're kissing cousins to the McKays — somos parientes lejanos de los McKays
- At any given time, there are about ten kids outside, plus various aunts, uncles, cousins and other assorted relatives.
- He now knows his mother, knows about his father, half-brothers, cousins, a grandma.
- There is a great loyalty to one's immediate family and even beyond - to uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
- They appeared to belong to my cousin who was intending to return them to the library.
- With no aunts, uncles or cousins, she and Emily had only each other.
- The family includes many relatives, such as grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, and nieces.
- He grew up an only child, with his cousins being his brothers and sisters.
- And I have aunts and uncles and cousins who are really, really close to me and marvelous friends.
- The family includes his wife, two daughters, his father, his cousin and sister-in-law.
- The extended family system has cemented the blood line relationship to an extent that children born of brothers are not called cousins but brothers or sisters.
- They went back and discovered that their mother was there, they had brothers, cousins, sisters and a whole branch of relations.
- But if you decided to marry your first cousin, that would be very welcome.
- The flat belonged to his cousin - a woman on the fringes of the underworld.
- I have never been one for arguing, mainly because in the context of my extended family there were always plenty of aunts, uncles and cousins willing to take it too far.
- It had been a huge family affair, all my cousins and uncles and aunts.
- But the real hit of the night was the card from my aunt, uncle and cousins.
- Not just the immediate family, but including all my aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews.
- All of my family - from my mom's sisters and brother and cousins to my dad's sisters and brothers and cousins - is here in the same apartment complex.
- Thuy came to Australia as a 24-year-old Vietnamese boat person, together with her uncle, aunt and cousins.
- Now the child is with my cousin's father and mother.
- A large supporting party will include mum, dad, brothers and cousins.
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