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cousin 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈkəzən/,
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cousins, plural;
  1. A child of one's uncle or aunt

  2. A person belonging to the same extended family

  3. A thing related or analogous to another
    • - the new motorbikes are not proving as popular as their four-wheeled cousins
  4. A person of a kindred culture, race, or nation
    • - the Russians and their Slavic cousins
  5. A title formerly used by a sovereign in addressing another sovereign or a noble of their own country


  1. the child of your aunt or uncle
  2. (cousinly) like or befitting a cousin; "a cousinly kiss"
  3. In kinship terminology, a cousin is a relative with whom one shares a common ancestor (or ancestors). In modern usage, the term is rarely used when referring to a relative in one's own line of descent, or where there is a more specific term to describe the relationship: e.g. ...
  4. (Cousins (movie)) Cousins is a 1989 remake of a French film (Cousin, cousine 1975 directed by Jean-Charles Tacchella), with Ted Danson, Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, William Petersen, Lloyd Bridges, and Keith Coogan.
  5. (Cousins (song)) "Cousins" is the first single from Vampire Weekend's second album Contra. It was recorded by the band in Mexico City and debuted a few days later in Guadalajara. The single was released November 17, 2009 and a 7" was released December 15, 2009.
  6. (Cousins (TV series)) Cousins is a nature documentary TV series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, England, first transmitted in the UK on BBC One in August 2000. The series looks at the primates, the closest living relatives to human beings.
  7. (The Cousins) Les Cousins is a 1959 French New Wave drama film directed by Claude Chabrol. It tells the story of two cousins, the decadent Paul and the naive Charles. Charles falls in love with Florence, one of Paul's friends. It won the Golden Bear at the 9th Berlin International Film Festival.
  8. The son or daughter of a person’s uncle or aunt; a first cousin; Any relation who is not a direct ancestor or descendant; one more distantly related than an uncle, aunt, granduncle, grandaunt, nephew, niece, grandnephew, grandniece, etc
  9. (Cousins) (young adult novel) 1990
  10. (Cousins) British intelligence slang for the CIA.
  11. (Cousins) This can refer to a first cousin, the child of your parent's sibling. It can also refer to a more distant relative, such a second or third cousin. If the individual is the child of your cousin, he or she is your cousin "once removed."
  12. (cousins) Your uncle's children are you ________.
  13. Dreaming of one's cousin, denotes disappointments and afflictions. Saddened lives are predicted by this dream. To dream of an affectionate correspondence with one's cousin, denotes a fatal rupture between families.
  14. Child of a person's Aunt or Uncle; person with whom one shares a common ancestor (excluding one's direct ancestors and siblings); formerly used as a loose term for any close friend or relative.
  15. the most classificatory term; the children of aunts or uncles. Cousin's may be further distinguished by degree of collaterality and generation. ...
  16. In colonial usage, it most often meant nephew or niece. In the broadest sense, it could also mean any familial relationship, blood or otherwise (except mother, father, sister, or brother), or the modern-day meaning of a child of one's aunt or uncle. ...
  17. child of an aunt or uncle; in earlier times a kinsman, close relative, or friend.
  18. One chain letter is the cousin of another if they are both members of some clade under discussion, but are members of different major sub-clades. Usually the letters are understood to circulate at about the same time.
  19. 1. The son or daughter of ones uncle or aunt 2. A collateral relative more distant than a brother or sister, but descended from a common ancestor
  20. in early documents, particularly pre-1700, may refer to almost any relationship other than parents and siblings, including niece or nephew. Example. See also Degrees of Kinship
  21. Senses whose hyponyms bear a specific relation to each other.
  22. A cousin is someone you share a common grandparent(s) (great, etc.) with. This also means one of your parents (grand, great, etc.) is the sibling to one of their parents (grand, great, etc.). Other references: Cuz, Cuzzin (ha!). See also: Removed and First, Second, Third, Etc..
  23. yerrongan, bugali, waduwadu
  24. cosí Mother-in-law: sogra
  25. A person’s cousin is an individual descended from a sibling of one of the person’s ancestors.