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Our family is now even richer

The Greeks have a special word that describes a family joining a Greek family as a result of a marriage. It is a wonderful term that explains the joining of two families through marriage.

We hadn't thought of the expansion of our family to our Brendan's wife family when they became engaged.

We hadn't even given it any thought on our trip as we kept saying pethera (feminine) mother-in-law or pethero/e (masculine) father-in-law. When the syn is placed in front of the term, it means co-in-laws.

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