#microformats 2021-06-12

2021-06-12 UTC
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[chrisaldrich]
English is relatively limited in relational names. Some languages get incredibly specific for names of relations and where they sit in relation to the speaker. Here's a fun overview: https://lingthusiasm.com/post/181276164046/update-audio-link-lingthusiasm-episode-27
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[jeremycherfas]
And some of that specificity is closely tied to relationship norms in the culture, like mating system and relocation, that makes biological sense.
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[KevinMarks]
Swedish has doubly gendered aunt/uncle words as the distinguish which parent they're related to
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KartikPrabhu
same in most Indian languages