A man is planning to propose to a girl soon. He was breastfed with her uncle five times until he had enough during two years. Is it haram for him to marry her?.
Praise be to Allaah.
If this young man breastfed from the grandmother of the girl,
who is the mother of her maternal uncle, and had five full breastfeedings
within the first two years, then he is a son to her (the grandmother)
through breastfeeding, and he is a brother to the girl’s maternal uncle
through breastfeeding, so he is a maternal uncle to the girl through
breastfeeding and it is not permissible for him to marry her.
But if he was breastfed with her maternal uncle from another
woman, such as his own mother, then he is a brother to her maternal uncle
through breastfeeding, but there is no relationship of mahram between him
and the girl, and he may marry her.