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
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>