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Word Matrix: Kin

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Word Matrix: Kin

<kin>
“family; race; kind, sort, rank; nature” from Old English cynn

Word Sums

Kin
a + Kin -> akin
Kin + Folk -> kinfolk
Kin + s + Folk -> kinsfolk
Kin + ship -> kinship
Kin + hood -> kinhood
Kin + State -> kinstate
Kin + State + s -> kinstates
Kin + s + Man -> kinsman
Kin + s + Men -> kinsmen
Kin + s + Woman -> kinswoman
Kin + s + Women – > kinswomen
Kin + less -> kinless
Other + Kin -> otherkin
Otaku + Kin -> otakukin

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Morphemes

kin: family; race; kind, sort, rank; nature
-s: forming plural of noun

a-: of, from
folk: (noun) common people, people, nation, tribe, multitude, troop, army
-ship: (noun) appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialized union
-hood: (noun) denoting a condition or state of being, denoting a group sharing a specified condition or state
state: (noun) political organization of a country, supreme civil power, government
man: male person [singular]
men: male people [plural]
woman: female person [singular]
women: female people [plural]
-less: not having, free from, without
other: (adjective) the second, alternative of two
otaku: (noun) nerd, geek, one with an obsessive interest in something

Definitions

akin: (adjective) related by blood, allied by nature
kinfolk: (noun) variation of kinsfolk
kinsfolk: (noun) group of people related by blood
kinship: (noun) blood relationship, sharing of characteristics or origins
kinhood: (noun) kinship
kinstate: (noun) state or nation having a diaspora who live in a different state
kinstates: plural of kinstate
kinsman: (noun) a male relative
kinsmen: plural of kinsman
kinswoman: (noun) a female relative
kinswomen: plural of kinwoman
kinless: (adjective) without kin
otherkin: (noun) person who claims or believes that their soul, essence, or identity is non-human
otakukin: (noun) person who claims or believes that their soul is a reincarnation or parallel incarnation of a fictional character

Relatives

kind “class, sort, variety”
kindred
kindergarten
king “leader of the people”

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Written by Heather Johnson

Heather is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother who loves her husband, children, dogs, and cat. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in creative writing and master's degrees in library and information science and English studies with a concentration in linguistics.

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