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    #1

    Red face word specify for.....passed away

    May I know is there any word specify for :

    1. a girl who got his grandpa passed away
    2. a boy who got his grandpa passed away
    3. a girl who got his daddy passed away
    4. a boy who got his daddy passed away

    Thanks / ju

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    #2

    Re: word specify for.....passed away

    There are no specific words that I know; we start at orphan.


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    Re: word specify for.....passed away

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    May I know is there any word specify for :

    1. a girl who got his whose grandpa passed away
    2. a boy who got his whose grandpa passed away
    3. a girl who got his whose daddy passed away
    4. a boy who got his whose daddy passed away

    Thanks / ju
    You do not get someone passed away. You have someone whose relative [has] died or has passed away. There is no term for what you are suggesting. The word "orphan" technically means a child who has neither parent alive.

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