Akin meaning

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Having similar qualities; similar.
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(of persons) Of the same kin; related by blood.
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(often followed by to) Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind.
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The definition of akin is two things that have a lot in common.

Spanish and Portuguese are examples of two languages that are akin.

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Akin is defined as someone to whom you are related by blood.

Brothers are an example of people who are akin.

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Of the same kin; related by blood.
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Having a similar quality or character; analogous.
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(linguistics) Sharing a common origin or an ancestral form.
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Of one kin; related through a common ancestor.
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Origin of akin

  • Prefix a- (“for, of”) +‎ kin

    From Wiktionary