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brother-in-law

noun [C]  us   /ˈbrʌð·ər·ənˌlɔ/ (plural brothers-in-law  /ˈbrʌð·ərz·ənˌlɔ/ )
the husband of someone’s sister, or the brother of someone’s wife or husband, or the husband of the sister of someone’s wife or husband
Translations of “brother-in-law”
in Korean 시동생, 처남 등…
in Arabic صِهْر…
in Portuguese cunhado…
in Catalan cunyat…
in Japanese 義兄, 義弟(夫または妻の兄弟)…
in Italian cognato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大伯子, 小叔子, 內兄…
in Russian зять, деверь, шурин…
in Turkish enişte, bacanak, kayın birader…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大伯子, 小叔子, 内兄…
in Polish szwagier…
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