kinsman

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kins·man

 (kĭnz′mən)
n.
1. A male relative.
2. A man sharing the same racial, cultural, or national background as another.

kinsman

(ˈkɪnzmən)
n, pl -men
1. a blood relation or a relation by marriage
2. a member of the same race, tribe, or ethnic stock
ˈkinsˌwoman fem n

kins•man

(ˈkɪnz mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a relative, esp. a male.
2. a person of the same nationality or ethnic group, esp. a male.
[1100–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kinsman - a male relative
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
male sibling - a sibling who is male
nephew - a son of your brother or sister
uncle - the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt

kinsman

kinswoman
noun relative, relation, blood relative, fellow tribesman, fellow clansman Their kinsmen had suffered in silence.

kinsman

noun
A person connected to another person by blood or marriage:
Translations
قَريب، نَسيب
slægtning
nőrokon
ættingiblaîsöluturnsímaklefi
erkek/kadın akraba

kinsman

[ˈkɪnzmən] N (kinsmen (pl)) → familiar m, pariente m

kinsman

[ˈkɪnzmən] nparent m
a distant kinsman → un parent éloigné

kinsman

n pl <-men> → Verwandte(r) m

kinsman

[ˈkɪnzmən] n (-men (pl)) (old) → congiunto

kin

(kin) noun plural
persons of the same family; one's relations.
adjective
related.
ˈkinsfolk (ˈinz-) noun plural
one's relations.
ˈkinsman (ˈkinz-) , ˈkinswoman (ˈkinz-) plurals ˈkinsmen, ~ˈkinswomen nouns
a man or a woman of the same family as oneself.
next of kin
one's nearest relative(s).
References in classic literature ?
"Meanwhile, choose whether you will summon Clifford, and allow this business to be amicably settled by an interview between two kinsmen, or drive me to harsher measures, which I should be most happy to feel myself justified in avoiding.
And this was the reason that, long ago, In this kingdom by the sea, A wind blew out of a cloud by night Chilling my ANNABEL LEE; So that her high-born kinsmen came And bore her away from me, To shut her up, in a sepulchre In this kingdom by the sea.
The suitors of Penelope are buried by their kinsmen, and Odysseus, after sacrificing to the Nymphs, sails to Elis to inspect his herds.
Talford Ongolo, after series of meeting with his kinsmen in his own town in Oporoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state.
BAHAWALNAGAR -- Police were accused of allegedly sheltering the land-grabbers, kinsmen of policemen, here on Tuesday.
Sun Baohong, who once warned us not to mention that her kinsmen and women were stealing our gold and destroying our environment.
The threat to complain Speaker Chambers of Maryland County comes from one of his southeastern kinsmen, River Gee County District #3 Rep.
This social epic scenario is reflected in two passages of Things Fall Apart novel of a Nigeria distinguished author Chinua Achebe, where tribesmen of Umofia noted that when kinsmen gather under the moon at a central place it is not because there is no moon in their homestead, it is strengthening the kinship among them.
'Some communities prefer not to claim the bodies of their kinsmen killed while stealing animals for fear they could be subjected to interrogation by police,' he added.
Kinsmen Property Group has purchased 156-160 Bowery for $29.5 million from LBG Enterprises LLC in an off-market deal.
figure By STEPHEN ODUORbr Batuli Omar, a mother of one, was sentenced to one year in prison following property wrangle between her and her kinsmen.She was charged in the Hola Court for assaulting her step father over a property feud which involved her late father's piece of land, a house and livestock.