Words for family members and other relatives in Polish, a Western Slavic language spoken in mainly Poland, and also in Lithuania and Belarus and a number of other countries.
Key to abbreviations: m = male, f = female, frm = formal/polite, inf = informal
|nephew||bratanek (brother's son)
siostrzeniec (sister's son)
|niece||bratanica (brother's daughter)
siostrzenica (sister's daughter)
|sister-in-law||bratowa (brother's wife)
Corrections and notes provided by Grzegorz Jagodziński
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Ukrainian
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