names of family members

After the wedding, the young coupleacquires an additional number of relatives, from the second moms and dads, ending aunts, uncles, godparents, etc. Often, having a small family, with no distant relatives, many are lost even in their titles, remembering only the most friends and relatives. But the names of family members, and especially new ones, acquired by means of the wedding, you need to know, otherwise it threatens you embarrassing and prejudice on the part of the same family.

Let's start in order from the most approximate:

  • husband's parents: - My mother - in-law; - The father - in-law;
  • wife's parents:

    - Mother - mother-in-law;
    - The father - in-law;

  • Young parents in relation to each other:

    - Mom (wife, husband) - mother of the son-in-law;
    - Father (wife, husband) - Matchmaker;

  • young in relation to their parents and other relatives:

    - Husband (daughter, sister, sister in law) - in-law;
    - Wife (son, nephew) - daughter-in-law;

  • close relatives of the husband and wife, in relation to the young themselves:

    - The brother of the husband - brother-in-law;
    - Husband sister - in-law;

    - The brother of his wife - in-law;
    - The sister of the wife - sister-;

    - Husbands sisters family - in-laws;

  • close and distant relatives:

    - His father's sister, mother (uncle, aunt) - aunt, uncle's wife;
    - His father's brother, mother's (uncle, aunt) - uncle, aunt's husband;

    - Cousin sister, father, mother (uncle, aunt) - great-aunt, the wife of his uncle;
    - A cousin of his father, mother (uncle, aunt) - great-uncle, the husband of my aunt;

    - Children uncle, aunts - cousin, sister, cousins;
    - The son of his uncle, aunts - cousin;
    - Daughter of his uncle, aunt - my cousin;

    - Children of brothers and sisters - nephews;

    - Children cousins ​​- cousins, nephews;
    - Grandchildren, brothers or sisters - great-nephew;

    - His father's uncle, his mother - a great-uncle;
    - His father's aunt, mother - great-aunt;

    - Not a native daughter of the wife, husband - stepdaughter;
    - Not a native son of the wife, the husband - a stepson;
    - Not a mother - stepmother;
    - Not a father - stepfather;

    - Husband, who lives with the family of his wife - Primak;
    - Wife, who lives with the family of her husband - primachka;

    - Very close friends - Twin Cities;
    - Godparents - godfathers;
    - Godfather - godfather (for parents), religious (for children), sometimes - my uncle;
    - Godmother - godfather (for parents), the cross (for children), sometimes - aunt.

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