4.1.9 Kinship

Use this domain for general words for family relationships, not for specific terms.

OMC Codes: 
600 Kinship
601 Kinship Terminology
Louw Nida Codes: 
10 Kinship Terms
  • What words are used to indicate that two people are related?
    be related (to someone),
  • What words refer to the relationship among members of a family?
    kinship, relationship, close relation,
  • What words refer to a member of your family or larger kin group?
    relative, in-law, kinsman, relation, distant relation, distantly related, extended family, folk, house, household, kin, kindred, kinfolk, kinsman, kinswoman,
  • What words refer to groups of people who are related by kinship?
    family, clan, tribe, nation
  • What words refer to a single generation?
  • What words refer to talking to someone in order to discover how you are related to them?
    (none in English)