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Which sentence is correct about the definitions of "first cousin, once twice etc removed" ?
1. My mother's first cousin is my first cousin, once removed. My grandmother's first cousin is my first cousins, twice removed.
2. I and my aunt's kid are first cousin. If my first cousin has a kid, that kid is my first cousin, once removed. If I have a kid, my kid and my first cousin's kid are second cousins.
I'm a bit confused. I'd be obliged if you elaborate on this usage of removed (and first, second cousin etc) for me.
Last edited by emsr2d2; 19-Dec-2013 at 07:36. Reason: Error in original corrections.
Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.
As the article states, "cousin" in common use usually refers to first cousins. My parents' siblings' children.
"Distant cousin" is usually used for other relations, unless some inheritance or title depends upon the exact relationship.
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