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Chinese term for younger sister's husband

妹夫 is the Chinese kinship term for younger sister's husband.

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There is no single English word for 妹夫; the one with the closest meaning is brother-in-law.

Brother-in-law can refer to any one of these:

  • 姐夫 older sister's husband

  • 夫 younger sister's husband

  • 大伯子 husband’s older brother

  • 小叔子 husband’s younger brother

  • 大舅子 wife’s older brother

  • 舅子 wife’s younger brother.

Chinese family tree - younger sister's husband

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