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I cannot come up with a word which will count my siblings and myself.

I am trying to denote a set (which includes my siblings and me). Help me.

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  • What do you mean a set? – Cardinal Jun 16 '16 at 18:04
  • @Cardinal I mean mathematical set. for example siblings is a set of my brothers and sisters. In that set, I want to include myself. But what will be the correct English word for such a set. – dnsh Jun 16 '16 at 18:12
  • Do you mean a set of family members including you and your siblings ? – Cardinal Jun 16 '16 at 18:23
  • Is there such a word in your language? – user3169 Jun 16 '16 at 18:54
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    @Cardinal No, I was asking the OP. By asking for a (single I assume) word, I wondered if another language has such a single word. I kind of doubt English has one in regular use. – user3169 Jun 16 '16 at 19:43
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In general to an American English speaker, "My siblings and I" sounds very natural to say. There may be a better word if you give us more information about what you are trying to say.

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To my knowledge, English has no word that would specifically identify you and your siblings as a set. You might use something like "my parents' children", but that is a bit awkward as well as impersonal.

Depending on whether you are part of the subject of the sentence or an object, "my siblings and I" or "my siblings and me" would be acceptable and understandable. For example, as a sentence's subject, you might say:

Yesterday my siblings and I played a game.

As an object, you could say:

Our childless uncle left his estate to my siblings and me in his will.

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