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Re: In-law kinship terms?

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Saturday, March 10, 2007, 18:47
On 3/10/07, Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...> wrote:
> In fact there is also > > tax-mla-toxl: spouse's sibling's spouse > tax-toxl-mla: sibling's spouse's sibling > > The first of these English also describes as "brother-" or "sister-in-law" > (at least in my 'lect); as for the second, I'm not sure if English has > a term for it.
In my 'lect of German, those are both "Schwippschwager" / "Schwippschwägerin", though I'm not sure whether that's standard usage. FWIW. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>