[CONLANG] In-law kinship terms?
|From:||Amanda Babcock Furrow <langs@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 12, 2007, 1:13|
On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 12:01:08PM -0500, Jim Henry 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.
If I remember correctly, according to one broadcast of the Car Guys, the
term is "He's nothin' to you!" :)