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- Greek - kin, kinsfolk, kinsman, kinsmen
- Hebrew - kin, kinsfolk, kinsmen
- Hebrew - kin, mankind, skin
- Hebrew - kin, kinsman, near kin, near kinswoman
KIN, n. L. genus; Gr. connected with L. gigno, geno.
1. Relation, properly by consanguinity or blood,but perhaps sometimes used for relation by affinity or marriage.
This man is of kin to me.
2. Relatives; kindred; persons of the same race.
--The father, mother and the kin beside.
3. A relation; a relative.
4. The same generical class; a thing related.
And the ear-deafening voice of th' oracle,
Kin to Jove's thunder.
5. As a termination, kin is used as a diminutive, denoting small, from the sense of child; as in manikin, a little man.
KIN, a. Of the same nature; kindred; congenial.