Children who share the same mother but different fathers are called half-siblings, or half-brother or half-sister depending on their gender. Half-siblings may also be two children who share the same father but have diffe... More »

Siblings that share the same birth father but have different birth mothers are called half-siblings. The same term applies to siblings that share the same birth mother but have different birth fathers. Siblings can eithe... More »

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In Protestantism and Judaism, the Fifth Commandment is "Honor your father and your mother." However, the Roman Catholic Church has a different Fifth Commandment: "You shall not kill." More »

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When most people refer to their "great aunt," they are referring to their mother's or father's aunt, who is the sister of one of their grandparents. However, the true technical term for this relationship is "grandaunt," ... More »

Although it may seem strange, it is possible for twins to have different fathers. When twins have different fathers, they are known as “bipaternal” fraternal twins. More »

The child of a niece or nephew is called a grandniece or grandnephew, depending on the child's gender. That makes the aunt a grandaunt and the uncle a granduncle. More »

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Siblings that share the same birth father but have different birth mothers are called half-siblings. The same term applies to siblings that share the same birth mother but have different birth fathers. Siblings can eithe... More »

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