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niece

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Etymology

Via Middle English and Old French (modern: nièce), ultimately from Latin neptis

Noun

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niece

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  1. A daughter of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either or one's brother ("fraternal niece") or of one's sister ("sororal niece").


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Swedish

Noun

Inflection for niece Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative niece niecen niecer niecerna
Genitive nieces niecens niecers niecernas

niece c.

  1. niece

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