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Re: [S-R] relationships

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  • Jean & Harry Helbrecht
    Hi Joe, When you lived in Trenc^in, did you know the Ondrej Kuka family? Jean
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 6, 2003
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      Hi Joe,
      When you lived in Trenc^in, did you know the Ondrej Kuka family?
      Jean
      Joe Mrnka wrote:

      >Hi,
      >
      >I lived in the area of Trenc^in, and these terms usually
      >applied:
      >S^vagor - brother-in-law
      >S^vagrina - sister in law
      >Svat - father-in-law in relationship with the other
      >parents-in-law
      >Svatka - mother-in-law by same definition
      >Svokor - my spouses father
      >Svokra - my spouses mother
      >
      >Teta - aunt on mothers side
      >Ujo - uncle on moters side
      >Stryco (Stryko) - uncle on fathers side
      >Stryna - aunt on father side
      >
      >Kmotrovci are the god-parents with relation to the real
      >parents
      >
      >It's different how what is an affectionate term on one side
      >of the country, my be even derogative in some locations. I
      >have always understood "tetka" as an unwelcome older female
      >guest or even a gossip.
      >
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