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father / also pr. [fu4 qin5] / CL: 個|个
  *亲* | 亲* | *亲
parent / one's own (flesh and blood) / relative / related / marriage / bride / close / intimate / in person / first-hand / in favor of / pro- / to kiss / (Internet slang) dear
  *亲* | 亲* | *亲
parents-in-law of one's offspring
mother / also pr. [mu3 qin5] / CL: 個|个
blind date / arranged interview to evaluate a proposed marriage partner (Taiwan pr. [xiang4 qin1]) / to be deeply attached to each other
dear one / to kiss / friendly
one's flesh and blood
older generation in one's household (often referring to one's parents) / one's deceased close relatives
to go home to visit one's family
close relative / near relation
single parent
fellow countryman (from the same village) / local people / villager / the folks back home
affable / genial
to get married
to propose marriage
to invite the groom (who will live with the bride's family) / to take a wife by one's own choice
to remember one's parents / to feel homesick for one's relatives
kindly / nice / amiable
kin / blood relation
direct descendant / blood relative
to place righteousness before family (idiom); ready to punish one's own family if justice demands it
to appoint people by favoritism (idiom); nepotism / corrupt appointment
next of kin / closely related
to act as a matchmaker
to take a wife
to marry
(of the groom's family) to send a bridal sedan chair 花轎|花轿 to fetch the bride / to send a party to escort the bride to the groom's house
to visit new in-laws after a marriage
affinity / in-laws
cousin (via female line)
arranged betrothal of minors
to settle a marriage / betrothal
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
marriage by capture / bride kidnapping
to make an offer of marriage (to another family on behalf of one's son or daughter) / to seek a marriage alliance
to visit one's parents
closely related by blood
courting / meeting for purpose of marriage / to settle into a relationship
(honorific) your parent
a distant relative
men and women should not touch hands when they give or receive things (citation, from Mencius)
to become related by marriage / to marry
doubly homesick for our dear ones at each festive day (from a poem by Wang Wei 王維|王维)
to attend to everything personally
to look up and see no-one familiar (idiom); not having anyone to rely on / without a friend in the world
variant of 定親|定亲
(Tw) to be in the care of one's relatives / to be dependent on a relative / to draw on family connections
bereavement / to lose a relative
stepfamily / (old) stepmother / to marry
to attend to personally / in person
to seek to profit by family ties
close relative
to accept a marriage proposal
one's capable and virtuous relatives
(formal) close kin / closest relative
Your esteemed parent (honorific)
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
to be on intimate terms with sb (idiom)
relatives of the wife (slightly pejorative)
lit. casual aquaintances should not come between relatives / blood is thicker than water (idiom)
to cut flesh from one's thigh to nourish a sick parent (idiom) / filial thigh-cutting

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