Synonyms for kin

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kin
Phonetic Transcription : kɪn

Top 10 synonyms for kin Other synonyms for the word kin

Définition of kin

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Old English cynn "family; race; kind, sort, rank; nature; gender, sex," from Proto-Germanic *kunjam "family" (cf. Old Frisian kenn, Old Saxon kunni, Old Norse kyn, Old High German chunni "kin, race;" Danish and Swedish kön, Middle Dutch, Dutch kunne "sex, gender;" Gothic kuni "family, race," Old Norse kundr "son," German Kind "child"), from PIE *gen(e)- "to produce" (see genus).
  • noun blood relative
Example sentences :
  • If these guests were kin of his, they were welcome for his sake.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • It may be that, as some small return, my father or his kin may have power to advance your interest.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Theyclaimed to be kin to us, and they cared nothing for Man even when they smelled him.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • S' fur 's the pitcher goes, it's about as good 's kin be did with paint, I guess.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • "Does beat all how she kin do it," thought Wade, listlessly.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • I'm gettin' there's fast's I kin, sir, 'deed I am; I ain't hidin' nothin'.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • I tell ye, he's no sardine; you kin see that without my tellin' ye.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • You kin imagine how that other feller's cigar tasted when he lighted it ag'in.
  • Extract from : « A Little Book of Profitable Tales » by Eugene Field
  • I sed, "guess I kin, but you brought them feet in here, and I've got to step some whar."
  • Extract from : « Uncles Josh's Punkin Centre Stories » by Cal Stewart
  • Cain (gen. Caines, 107): descended from him are Grendel and his kin, 107, 1262 ff.
  • Extract from : « Beowulf » by Unknown
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