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Your mother's brother is your uncle.
Your fathers sister is your aunt.
Your mother's sister is your aunt.
English does not have specific names for older or younger uncles and aunts, nor for the father's side / mother's side.
So if Bob is the name of my father's older brother, and John is my father's younger brother, I call them Uncle Bob and Uncle John.
Anonymous:There are specific names for father's and mother's sides. If your uncle or aunt is from your father's side, you can say 'paternal uncle' or 'paternal aunt' respectively and if in mother's side, 'maternal uncle' and 'maternal aunt' respectively.
Nithila How to call my father's elder and younger brother? and how to call my mothers elder and younger sister with specific way?
AnonymousThere are specific names for father's and mother's sides. If your uncle or aunt is from your father's side, you can say 'paternal uncle' or 'paternal aunt' respectively and if in mother's side, 'maternal uncle' and 'maternal aunt' respectively.Most of us don't. If, for some reason, we need to be more specific, then we say "my father's brother' rather than 'my paternal uncle'.
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