nephew n : a son of your brother or sister [ant: niece]
- (RP): /ˈnɛv.ju/, /nEvju/ (somewhat dated) or /ˈnɛf.ju/, /nEfju/
fraternal or sororal nephew
- Albanian: nip
- Arabic: (fraternal), (sororal)
- Armenian: զարմիկ (zarmik)
- Catalan: nebot
- Chinese: (fraternal) 姪 (zhí), 侄 (zhí), 姪子 (zhízǐ), 侄子 (zhízǐ); (sororal) 外甥 (wàishēng)
- Croatian: sinovac
- Czech: synovec
- Danish: nevø
- Dutch: neef
- Esperanto: nevo
- Estonian: vennapoeg (fraternal), õepoeg (sororal)
- Finnish: veljenpoika (fraternal), sisarenpoika (sororal)
- French: neveu
- German: Neffe
- Hungarian: unokaöcs
- Icelandic: bróðursonur (fraternal), systursonur (sororal)
- Indonesian: keponakan / kemenakan / misan (either nephew or niece)
- Irish: nia
- Italian: nipote
- Japanese: 甥 (おい, oi)
- Korean: 조카 (joka)
- Sorani: برازا (brother's son or daughter)
- Latin: filius fratris (fraternal), filius sororis (sororal)
- Maltese: nepputi
- Polish: bratanek (fraternal), siostrzeniec (sororal)
- Portuguese: sobrinho
- Romanian: nepot
- Russian: племянник (plemjánnik)
- Scottish Gaelic: mac-bràthair (fraternal), mac-peathar (sororal)
- Seri: aac (of a male)
- Slovak: synovec
- Slovene: nečak
- Spanish: sobrino
- Swedish: nevö , brorson (fraternal), systerson (sororal)
- Telugu: మేనల్లుడు
- Thai: (lăan chaai)
- Turkish: yeğen
- For the band, see Nephew (band)
Nephew is a term referring to the son of one's sibling. Sons of siblings-in-law are also informally referred to as nephews, even though there is no blood relation. The word nephew is derived from the French word neveu.
- Nephew = son of your sister or brother.
- Niece = daughter of your sister or brother.
- Nephew(-in-law) = son of your sister-in-law or brother-in-law.
- Niece(-in-law) = daughter of your sister-in-law or brother-in-law.
- For details of this and other family relationships, see the entry at cousin.
aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, country cousin, cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, father, first cousin, foster brother, frater, grandnephew, grandniece, granduncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, half brother, kid brother, mother, niece, nuncle, nunks, nunky, second cousin, sis, sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son, stepbrother, stepsister, unc, uncle, uncs, uterine brother