I will be glad to hand this binder down to my niece and vouch for its comfort.
Salma and Omar, 19 and 22, are the niece and nephew of a political opposition figure.
But her niece insisted she didn't need any help, and said she was fine.
Sisk's aunt, Denise Garing of St. Paul, Minnesota, said her niece moved to Durham from Colorado two and a half years ago.
If they could crack her, she could be a star witness against Bernie's sons, brother and niece.
The slight information I gave you as to my niece was gleaned from him.
Mrs. Van Geist fixed her niece with a sudden look of suspicion.
She never had, did not, never would feel toward that girl as a niece.
I came here, brother, to propose a match for my niece, Angélique.
My own niece, her that is an orphan, would have gone and been thankful.
c.1300, from Old French niece "niece, granddaughter" (12c., Modern French nièce), earlier niepce, from Latin neptia (also source of Portuguese neta, Spanish nieta), from neptis "granddaughter," in Late Latin "niece," fem. of nepos "grandson, nephew" (see nephew). Replaced Old English nift, from Proto-Germanic *neftiz, from the same PIE root (Old English also used broðordohter and nefene).
Until c.1600, it also commonly meant "a granddaughter" or any remote female descendant. Cf. cognate Spanish nieta, Old Lithuanian nepte, Sanskrit naptih "granddaughter;" Czech net, Old Irish necht, Welsh nith, German Nichte "niece."