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Relaciones familiares, p. ej. hermanos, padres, abuelos, etc. / Family relationships, e.g. siblings, parents, grandparents, etc.

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¿Por qué un “hijo habido en buena guerra” es un hijo habido fuera del matrimonio y no al revés?

En la entrada hijo del DLE encuentro (negritas mías): hijo, ja habido, da, en buena guerra 1. m. y f. hijo habido fuera del matrimonio. por otro lado, en la entrada guerra se recoge (negritas ...
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Different ways to say “Grandpa” in (Mexican) Spanish?

I know grandfather is Abuelo, but are there more affectionate terms? I mean like there's Grandpa, Gramps, Grandpappy, Granddad, etc. in English, which are more informal than grandfather. Something a ...
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Término para referirse a una persona que no es padre

¿Existe un término para referirse a las personas que no son padres? (Sin tener que decir no es padre.) De una persona podemos decir: soltera casada divorciada padre ¿Existe algún término ...
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What do I call my birth mother? [closed]

I have recently gotten into contact with my birth mother (I’m adopted and from Peru) and she calls me daughter but I don’t know what to call her (our conversations are in Spanish with the help of a ...
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¿Cómo se escribe una cadena de “tataras”?

Gracias a la pregunta Palabras para antepasados lejanos, sabemos que la palabra para el padre del tatarabuelo sería, en teoría, trastatarabuelo. La explicación es que el tatara- de tataranieto (del ...
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“Bisnieto” o “biznieto”, ¿cuál fue antes?

Hoy he leído en un sitio la palabra "biznieto", que me ha sonado un tanto rara porque yo estoy acostumbrado a "bisnieto". Actualmente en el DLE vienen las dos recogidas, aunque la versión con "z" ...
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Spanish equivalent of “the apple doesn't fall far from the tree”

We use this expression in English (sometimes sarcastically) to refer to a father/mother and son/daughter not being different from one another or being identical in their actions, behaviors, etc. Other ...
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How would a US-teenage boy address his mom?

I'm writing a novel. One of the characters is a U. S. born teenage boy (living in Texas) whose mother is Mexican. Which of the following words would be more suitable for the boy to address his mom ...
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Is there a way to differentiate between uncles, aunts, grandparents?

My wife told me that in Persian/Farsi, there are different words for "uncle", "aunt", "grandfather" and "grandmother" that indicate which side of the family they are from (father's brother, or mother'...
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What are the pet terms for mother/father in US Spanish?

In English, we have pet terms for mother and father. For example: Mom, Dad, Mummy, Daddy, Mamma, Papa In Spanish, they have madre/padre. But do they have any pet terms as well? Does it vary between ...
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¿Hay diferentes palabras para el hermano de una esposa, y el esposo de una hermana?

Sé que la traduccion de la frase “brother-in-law“ es “cuñado“. ¿“Cuñado" se refiere al hermano de una esposa, el esposo de una hermana, o los dos?