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親戚, 親せき, しんせき

  • shinseki


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • relative
  • relation
  • kin

Examples of 親戚,親せき,しんせき in a Sentence

Kuniko is related to Mr Nagai.
We have a saying to the effect that a good neighbor is better than a faraway relative.
Are you related to the Nagashima family?
He is related to me by marriage.
He says he's related to that rich family.
Ah, y-yes ... Sorry, Coz. "Hey! You might be my relative but here I'm your senior and a doctor. Keep things straight while you're in the hospital!"
I have a new relative: my sister got married, so now I have a brother-in-law.
He introduced me to his relatives at the reception.
Philip and Tom are related to each other.
She doesn't have any friends or relatives to take care of her.

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