kin, kinsperson, family(noun)
a person having kinship with another or others
"he's kin"; "he's family"
kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe(adj)
group of people related by blood or marriage
akin(p), blood-related, cognate, consanguine, consanguineous, consanguineal, kin(p)(adj)
related by blood
Race; family; breed; kind.
Persons of the same race or family; kindred.
One or more relatives, such as siblings or cousins, taken collectively.
Relationship; same-bloodedness or affinity; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent.
Kind; sort; manner; way.
Related by blood or marriage, akin. Generally used in "kin to"
It turns out my back-fence neighbor is kin to one of my co-workers.
a diminutive suffix; as, manikin; lambkin
a primitive Chinese instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings
relationship, consanguinity, or affinity; connection by birth or marriage; kindred; near connection or alliance, as of those having common descent
relatives; persons of the same family or race
of the same nature or kind; kinder
Origin: [Of Low German origin; cf. G. -chen, LG. -- ken.]
Kin is a town located in Kunigami District, Okinawa, Japan. In 2012, the town had an estimated population of 11,390 and a density of 300 persons per km². The total area of Kin is 37.57 square kilometres. 59% of the land area of Kin remains under control of the United States military, the highest percentage of any municipality in Okinawa Prefecture. The population of the town is concentrated on a strip of land on the coast of Kin Bay. Kin is home to Camp Hansen, a military base of the United States Marines, as well as other smaller military installations. Kin is home to the Dragon Brand of awamori, with a beautiful Buddhist shrine built in 1522, and a 270 meter natural cave known as Kin Shonyudo that doubles as both a place of worship and a cellar for aging bottles of the drink.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kin, n. persons of the same family: relatives: relationship: affinity.—adj. related.—adj. Kin′less, without relations.—Next of kin, the relatives (lineal or collateral) of a deceased person, among whom his personal property is distributed if he dies intestate; Of kin, of the same kin. [A.S. cynn; Ice. kyn, Goth. kuni, family, race; cog. with L. genus, Gr. genos.]
The numerical value of kin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of kin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A little more than kin, and less than kind.
It is terrible-and I mean terrible-nuisance to be kin to the president of the United States.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
No matter how much you disagree with your kin, if you are a thoroughbred you will not discuss their shortcomings with the neighbors.
To consider, Is this man of our own or an alien? is a mark of little-minded persons; but the whole earth is of kin to the generous-hearted.*
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- Verwandte, VerwandtschaftGerman
- συγγενείς, οικογένειαGreek
- olla sukua, sukuFinnish
- parenté, proche, apparentéFrench
- càirdeas, càirdeachScottish Gaelic
- տոհմ, ցեղArmenian
- skyldmenni, ættmenni, skyldurIcelandic
- parentagem, aparentadoPortuguese
- родня, сородич, родственник, родич, родственникиRussian
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