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Is the male child of your niece your grand nephew or great nephew, or is it one word?

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asked Aug 02 '12 at 20:29 Lewis Neidhardt Expert

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I "think" it is grandnephew, but .... (one word? two? again, I think it is one, but ...)


Once upon a time, my grandmother tried to explain second cousin, third cousin, second cousin once removed, and so on and so on. I gave up.  As far as I'm concerned, my cousins' children are my cousins too -- the accuracy of the relationship just seems obsessive. They are family.

link comment answered Aug 03 '12 at 06:01 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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