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Old English

Etymology

Germanic *kunjan, from Indo-European *gen- ‘produce’. Cognate with Old Frisian kin, Old Saxon kunni (Dutch kunne), Old High German kunni, Old Norse kyn, Gothic 𐌺𐌿𐌽𐌹. The IE root is also the source of Greek γένος, Latin genus.

Pronunciation

Noun

cynn n. (plural same)

  1. kin, kind, tribe, people

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