"Žofie je dcera sestřenice Kateřiny."

Translation:Žofie is the daughter of my cousin Kateřina.

October 11, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LongFellow3

I translated sestrenice as niece, that is another word for cousin but apparently it was not added to the list of accepted answers. Instead I got the remark that i used "a wrong word" ...lol

October 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanLyko
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In what universe?

NIECE

a daughter of your brother or sister, or a daughter of your husband's or wife's brother or sister (Cambridge English Dictionary)

a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law (Oxford British & World English Dictionary)

a daughter of one's brother, sister, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law (Merriam-Webster)

October 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hatul_Madan

Niece is siostrzenica in Polish.

October 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ion1122

In English, "cousin" and "niece" are two different words with two different meanings. The Czech word for "niece" is "neteř".

November 12, 2017
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