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  *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
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parents-in-law of one's offspring
father / also pr. [fu4 qin5] / CL: 個|个
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
fellow countryman (from the same village) / local people / villager / the folks back home
to go home to visit one's family
single parent
older generation in one's household (often referring to one's parents) / one's deceased close relatives
parents
to get married
parents
affable / genial
kindly / nice / amiable
to take a wife
close relative / near relation
kin / blood relation
next of kin / closely related
to remember one's parents / to feel homesick for one's relatives
to invite the groom (who will live with the bride's family) / to take a wife by one's own choice
to visit new in-laws after a marriage
to propose marriage
(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
marriage by capture / bride kidnapping
doubly homesick for our dear ones at each festive day (from a poem by Wang Wei 王維|王维)
arranged betrothal of minors
direct descendant / blood relative
to marry
affinity / in-laws
a distant relative
six close relatives, namely: father , mother , older brothers , younger brothers , wife , male children / one's kin
(Tw) to be in the care of one's relatives / to be dependent on a relative / to draw on family connections
cousin (via female line)
stepfamily / (old) stepmother / to marry
to visit one's parents
to settle a marriage / betrothal
bereavement / to lose a relative
one's capable and virtuous relatives
to place righteousness before family (idiom); ready to punish one's own family if justice demands it
courting / meeting for purpose of marriage / to settle into a relationship
to appoint people by favoritism (idiom); nepotism / corrupt appointment
to attend to everything personally
to act as a matchmaker
men and women should not touch hands when they give or receive things (citation, from Mencius)
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
to seek to profit by family ties
closely related by blood
to attend to personally / in person
(honorific) your parent
close relative
to become related by marriage / to marry
(formal) close kin / closest relative
Your esteemed parent (honorific)
to accept a marriage proposal
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
lit. casual aquaintances should not come between relatives / blood is thicker than water (idiom)
to be on intimate terms with sb (idiom)
relatives of the wife (slightly pejorative)
to cut flesh from one's thigh to nourish a sick parent (idiom) / filial thigh-cutting


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