• The Word Of The Week

    Its main purpose however is the Scottish verb kin, which means “to be able to” or “can”.


  • The plural form of kin is kins.

    Subsequently, question is, what is a Goonie in Scotland? Goonie – Nightgown. Greet – Cry. Gumption – Common sense, initiative.

    Secondly, where does the word kin come from?

    Kin” comes from the Old English “cynn” meaning “family; race; kind; rank; nature; gender; sex.” “Cynn” comes from the proto-Germanic “*kunjam” meaning “family” which became the Old Frisian “kenn,” the Old Saxon “kunni,” and the Old Norse “kyn.” Going deeper into the etymology, it seems to be related to the Proto-Indo-

    Is kin to?

    Some say kin, others say family or relatives. Call them what you will, but youre stuck with those people related to you by blood or marriage. When someone refers to their kith and kin, she means her friends and family. Your next of kin is your closest family member: spouse, child, parent, or sibling.

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