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Term for relationship to cousin's child [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an accepted rule for naming all of our various distant relatives (Kinship Terms)? My relationship to my cousin's dad is nephew-uncle. My relationship to my cousin is ...
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Difference between “second cousin” and “first cousin once removed” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an accepted rule for naming all of our various distant relatives (Kinship Terms)? What is the difference between second cousin and first cousin once removed? Is "[...
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what to call same level descendants? [duplicate]

sisters and brothers are siblings. sisters and brothers from different sibling parents are cousins. what do you call after cousin? or in general, same level descendants, is there word for that?
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Paucity of words for relationships

Please refer the following questions asked elsewhere on this site: Is there a word that means "the wife of one's brother"? What is the relationship name of my wife's brother to me? ...
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What is the relation of my brother's wife's nieces to me?

My brother married his high school sweetheart who has five siblings who all have kids that have grown up calling me aunt. What relation would my sister in law's nieces and nephews be to me?
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What should we call our elder cousin's wife? [closed]

We don’t call our cousins cousin Somebody the way we do with uncles and aunts; we just refer to them by their given name directly. But sometimes we cannot use their name to address them, such as if ...
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What is correct phrase for the relationship with my son's father/mother in law

What is the correct phrase for the relationship between me and my son's father/mother in law?
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Your parent's cousin is your first cousin once removed, but is it common to call them aunt/uncle instead?

My cousin's child would be my first cousin once removed, and I would be the same to them, but according to the same link: The appropriate name for addressing your cousin’s child is niece or ...
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What is the name for a step sister's half brother?

So basically, my mom recently remarried to a man with one daughter from a previous marriage. Obviously, she's my step-sister. Now, here's where I get confused; my step sister's mother had been ...
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The daughters of a grand uncle

I just had dinner with some family. There, was the mother of my father (grandmother), the brother of my grandmother (grand uncle?), his daughters (???), and their children (???) How do you call ...