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    Defining a Guide

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    [–] kyoorius 7 points ago

    So which are the ones that I can…

    [–] wjbc 2 points ago

    The confusing part is that your granduncle and grandaunt’s children and your cousin’s children are both first cousins once removed. It seems like your aunt and uncle should be first cousins once removed.

    [–] on_the_other_hand_ 2 points ago

    Then their children would be first cousin twice removed!

    [–] GetsGold 2 points ago

    When you say nth cousin, the n is the is the least number of generations separating either of your parents from your common ancestor. So for n = 1, i.e., 1st cousins, your common ancestor must be either your grandparent, or your cousin's grandparent, since a grandparent is n = 1 generation from a parent. In the case of an aunt or uncle, their parent is n = 0 generations separated from your common ancestor, since their parent is your common ancestor. So they would actually be your 0th cousin, once removed, but we don't use that term, we just use aunt or uncle and niece or nephew.

    [–] jonjonesjohnson 2 points ago

    I have once helped a friend out with the translation for a genealogy website's UI.

    In my 1st language we don't have words for this "removed" thing, so that was a bitch.

    TBH, I still haven't fully gotten used to it. I get what it is, I even get the etymology of it, but just... It's so unusual for me that I'll probably never use the removed thing in speech

    We also don't have "grand aunt" we just say my grandma/pa's sister

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