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What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
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See also kín, and -kin

English

Etymology

Old English cynn, from Germanic *kunjan, from Indo-European *gen- ‘produce’. Cognate with Dutch kunne; and (from Indo-European) with Greek γένος, Latin genus.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
kin

Plural
-

kin (-)
  1. One or more relatives, such as siblings or cousins, taken collectively.

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Translations

Adjective

kin (not comparable)

Positive
kin

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. 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.

Translations


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

kin m. and f. (plural kinnen, diminutive kinnetje)

  1. chin

Japanese

See also kiin

Noun

kin (hiragana きん)

  1. : gold; a piece of gold general in shogi
  2. : muscle
  3. :
  4. :

Kurdish

Adjective

kin

  1. short

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Navajo

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [kxɪ̀n]

Noun

kin

  1. house

West Frisian

Noun

kin

  1. chin

Verb

kin

  1. I can

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