Re: [OM] What are wordings to identify own family & all families of brot

Subject: Re: [OM] What are wordings to identify own family & all families of brother & sister? [Was: A new born baby]
From: Richard Man <richard.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 23:48:40 -0700
See my other reply, but you can always say, cousins,
cousins-twice-remove, etc. After some branches, relatives would do.

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Michael Wong <mialop@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> As this thread, I made a mistake to use incorrect wording to describe the
> baby of my family. First, it's my nephew's baby. Originally I wish to said
> "a new baby in my families (include all families of my brother, my
> brother-in-law, sister-in-law). In Chinese, there are 2 wordings to identify
> own family & all families. I am confusing how to describe them separately.
> Is "relatives" good for description of families other than my own family?
> Thanks.

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