Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Kin"

The meaning of "Kin" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does kin mean?
A: I think so

People often "relate" to a character, celebrity, or any person they decide.
(This term is widespread in daily conversation, not only used as an internet joke)
"Him and I act so similar, I can relate to him."

Characters that you relate to very much
Q: What does the next of kin mean?
A: Your closest living relative(s). The ones who will be informed by the police if something bad happens to you.

Generally, our next of kin are your parents, until you get married, at which point it will be your spouse. You can also legally designate someone else as next of kin if you want to.
Q: What does next of kin mean?
A: The person most closely related to you. Usually a parent, son, daughter, or sibling.
Q: What does kin mean?
A: Kin = parente/parentela
Q: What does kin mean?
A: Family members

Example sentences using "Kin"

Q: Please show me example sentences with kin + niece.
A: The doctor asked me 'Who is your next of kin?'.
As an elderly widower with no children, she had no kin to turn to.

I have many nieces and nephews.
My sister's daughter is my niece.
Q: Please show me example sentences with be of kin to.
A: a kin is all of a person's relatives; kindred.
a relative or kinsman.
a group of persons tracing or claiming descent from a common ancestor, or constituting a family, clan, tribe, or race.
someone or something of the same or similar kind.
family relationship or kinship.
of the same family; related; akin.

Synonyms of "Kin" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between kin and folk ?
A: Kin = family
Folk = people or people from the countryside.

Both words are a bit old fashioned.

“I would like you to meet my kith and kin.” = “I would like you to meet my friends and family.”

“Would you like to come to the folk music festival?” = “would you like to come to the music festival where they play traditional music from the countryside?”

“There are no folk in the city centre anymore, because of the coronavirus lockdown.” = “there are no people in the city centre anymore, because of the coronavirus prevention exclusion zone.”

“My kin folk have a big Christmas celebration.” = “the people in my family have a big Christmas celebration.”
Q: What is the difference between kin and relative and family ?
A: Relative is someone in your family, (Mother, father, etc.) Family is a group of people related to you directly, (Mother, and father, etc.)
So a relative is a specific person related to you, and your family is all the people related to you. Kin means the same thing as family. Hope it helps!
Q: What is the difference between kin and relatives ?
A: They are mostly the same, but "kin" is old fashioned and rarely used.
Q: What is the difference between kin and relative ?
A: Relatives are people who are usually related to you by blood but kin doesn't have to be by blood. For example, your mother is your relative but your step-mother or adoptive mother is your kin

Translations of "Kin"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? kin
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? kin
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? next of kin (colloquially)
A: Heir (sounds like "air")

Other questions about "Kin"

Q: What does "an individual's next of kin were informed" (5th paragraph) mean?

Context>>>>>
The scope of the tragedy became clear as police released the names and ages of those who died in one of Britain's worst incidents of people smuggling.

Two of the dead were only 15, while the oldest was 44. Some 20 of the victims came from one province — Nghe An in north central Vietnam, around 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Hanoi.

Police suggested they waited until the entire identification process was complete before releasing details of those who died.

"Our priority has been to identify the victims, to preserve the dignity of those who have died and to support the victims' friends and families," said Assistant Chief Constable Tim Smith.

"It remained of paramount importance to us to ensure that an individual's next of kin were informed, and that they were given some time to absorb this tragic news before we publicly confirmed their loved one's identity."
A: The surviving family members of the individual were told
Q: Please show me how to pronounce "kin" and "king".
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Q: he is my near of kin Does this sound natural?
A: Also people dont say this outside of movies. Unless thats what you want you should say "he is related to me" or "he is a relative of mine"
Q: I kin' talk Yank for ya if it please you?
What's the meaning of "kin'" here? Is this the normal way of speaking?
A: No it's not; I'd say it's probably used in some parts of the southern U.S. instead of "can"

Basically the person is saying "I can talk like a Yankee if you'd like that better" (the contrast between the speaker and the "Yank" he refers to is emphasized because of his use of distinctly "non-Yankee" speech, like "kin" and "ya")

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