Family terms in Italian

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Family terms in Italian

Post by Goldenguinea » 19 Mar 2013, 14:53

Does anyone know how Italians refer to a first cousin's child? In English we would say he is my first cousin once removed. How would this be referred to in Italian?
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Re: Family terms in Italian

Post by Maurizio » 24 Apr 2013, 21:09

Unfortunately, Italian language hasn't a proper way to correctly indicate this kind of relationship. We may indifferently say "cousin" or "2nd cousin", which both are wrong definition: the English one is much better and more precise.
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