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mardi asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

english translation for yiddish "machatunim"?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    it means the Parents of your childrens spouse

    Co-inlaws or in Spanish "consuegros"

    There is no english word

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    In laws

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  • 1 decade ago

    "machetunim" : "relatives by marriage", "the members of one's wife's extended family", "the members of one's husband's extended family"

    Source(s): "The Joys of Yiddish", Leo Rosten
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