Definitions of Nephew
- (noun) The male child of an individual’s brother or sister.
- (noun) The male child (daughter) of an individual’s spouse’s brother or sister.
- IPA Pronunciation
- Syllabification: (neph·ew)
- Plural: nephews
- Nepotism is derived from the Italian and Latin word for nephew.
- Niece is the female version of nephew.
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- Word origin of “nephew” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nephew.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/nephew/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
nephew. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/nephew/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “nephew.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/nephew/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“nephew.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/nephew/>.