2 Replies ・ Started by Skuller at 2017-07-06 05:33:00 UTC ・ Last reply by Leebo at 2017-07-07 05:44:38 UTC 近親 ＆ 遠親 I know that the word 近親 means close relative but can we also say 遠親 for the not so close relative? jakobd2 at 2017-07-06 11:20:43 UTC Step 1: Look up 遠親 in a dictionary. Step 2: No entries found. Step 3: No you can't use that word. Leebo at 2017-07-07 05:44:38 UTC The antonym is 遠戚 (えんせき) I typed 近親 反対語 into google. Log in to reply.