"It was incredibly moving seeing Natasha with her mother and aunt on set," he says.
When Juana was 8, her father abandoned the family and the girl moved to Mexico City to live with her aunt.
Out back my aunt pinned up the wet clothes while we hid in the sheets.
My aunt Sadie, God bless her, gave us some kind of a stipend that kept us alive.
His brother, Benito, and aunt, Josefa Angulo Flores, died despite the efforts of paramedics to save them.
Your aunt must have dainties to tempt her appetite and so keep up her strength.
I shall be staying with aunt Cornelia a few days after to-morrow.
Well, you see, it's nicer here by the river, and it's cheaper too; and—how's aunt Kate?
"He certainly was not what is called a domestic character," said aunt Jane.
I've written Mother to persuade your aunt, and she has promised to try.
c.1300, from Anglo-French aunte, Old French ante (Modern French tante, from a 13c. variant), from Latin amita "paternal aunt" diminutive of *amma a baby-talk word for "mother" (cf. Greek amma "mother," Old Norse amma "grandmother," Middle Irish ammait "old hag," Hebrew em, Arabic umm "mother").
Extended senses include "an old woman, a gossip" (1580s); "a procuress" (1670s); and "any benevolent woman," in American English, where auntie was recorded since c.1790 as "a term often used in accosting elderly women." The French word also has become the word for "aunt" in Dutch, German (Tante), and Danish. Swedish has retained the original Germanic (and Indo-European) custom of distinguishing aunts by separate terms derived from "father's sister" (faster) and "mother's sister" (moster). The Old English equivalents were faðu and modrige. In Latin, too, the formal word for "aunt on mother's side" was matertera. Some languages have a separate term for aunts-in-law as opposed to blood relations.