Extended Family Terms Examples

  1. one’s immediate brother, i.e born to the same parents are you, if firstborn, would take the technical term “iis-haeth” (one-brother)

  2. one’s paternal uncle, if second-born in his generation, would take the technical term “teh-seh-haeth” (two-greater-brother) as she is his father’s brother

  3. one’s female cousin on his mother’s side, if fourth to be born of that generation of cousins, would take the technical term “sey-sheh-soenth” (four-lesser-niece) as she is his mother’s niece

  4. one’s half-sister’s son, if second born in his generation of nieces and nephews, would take the technical term “teh-gii-koanth” (two-half-nephew)

  5. one’s grandson, if third born of his generation of grandchildren, would take the technical term “thu-leh-hakerth” (three-grandchild-son)

  6. one’s eldest male cousin’s wife, if a cousin on his father’s side, would take the technical term “iis-seh-jii-soenth” (one-greater-inLaw-niece) as she is his father’s niece-in-law