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Please give me a language in which your son's (or daughter's) mother-in-law has a specific one word term.

Question #143599. Asked by Walneto.
Last updated Dec 07 2016.
Originally posted Dec 07 2016 12:00 AM.

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Hindi / Urdu / Punjabi

The word "samdhi" refers to the father-in-law of one's child. "Samdhan" refers to the mother-in-law.

The parents of both bride and groom are "samdhi-samdhan" to each other. I am aware of these words in Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi. There are similar words in other Indian languages as well.


Dec 07 2016, 12:22 AM
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