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Jan 25, 2008, 01:18pm #20
Ciotka (ciocia) and wujek
There is also obsolete (more or less, depending the region of Poland) forms: stryj and stryjenka. BUT
these are not equal to wujek/ciocia.
Wujek is our parent brother, while stryj is our parent sister's husband.
Ciotka is our parent sister, while stryjenka is our parent brother's wife.
In other words: stryj is ciotka's husband, while stryjenka is wujek's wife.