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What is your mothers elder brother called?

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Wiki User
10/23/2010

Your mother's brother is called your uncle. It does not matter if he is her elder brother, her younger borther or her twin brother.

In the Hispanic community, he is called "Tio";

in the French community, he is called "Oncle" with an upside down "v" above the "o";

in the Italian community, he is called "Zio";

in the Portuguese community, he is called "Tio" (formal) or "Titio" (informal);

in the German community, he is called "der Onkel";

in the Russian community, he is called "Aяaя" ;

in the Polish community, he is called "Stryjek";

in the Romanian community, he is called "Unchi";

in the Greek community, he is called "yTTapyTTac" with both "y"s written backwards, an accent mark above the first "a", and a comma drawn on the bottom of the "c" or he can also be called "θείος";

in the Turkish community, he is called "amca" (formal) or "dayl" (informal);

in the Chinese community, he is called "shu shu" with an straight line drawn above the first "u", or "bo bo" with an accent mark above the first "o", or "da ye" with a backwards accent mark above the "a" and an accent mark above the "e".