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Marriage - Daughter of Cousin

Last updated: 23rd June 2006
Question ID: #1996
Short URL: http://qa.muftisays.com/?1996
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Anonymous
23rd June 2006

 
assalamu-alaykum-warahmatullah-wabarakatuh

i hope this email reaches to you in good health - ameen!

I have a cousin who is 40 years of age and she has a daughter who is 19. i am 23 of years of age. would it be allowed to get married to the daughter? this makes her my niece in a way but some people argue saying they become my 2nd cousin. the question is, if the girl consents to get married to me and the parents of mine and hers, would it be permissible to get married to her? the reason my cousin is much older is because the varying ages of my uncles and aunties which led to big gaps amongst the generation.

jazakumullah for reading my email and i look forward to reading the answer soon inshallah!



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Answer last updated on:
1st July 2006
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Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

It is permissible to get married to your cousin's daughter.

Wa Alaykumussalaam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh