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Kindred vs. Kinship

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Kindrednoun

Distant and close relatives, collectively; kin. en

Kinshipnoun

relation or connection by blood, marriage or adoption

Kindrednoun

People of the same ethnic descent, not including speaker; brethren.

Kinshipnoun

relation or connection by nature or character

Kindrednoun

(countable) A grouping of relatives.

Kinshipnoun

Family relationship.

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Kindrednoun

(uncountable) Blood relationship.

Kinshipnoun

a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character;

‘found a natural affinity with the immigrants’; ‘felt a deep kinship with the other students’; ‘anthropology's kinship with the humanities’;

Kindrednoun

(uncountable) Affinity, likeness.

Kinshipnoun

state of relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption

Kindrednoun

A household or group following the modern pagan faith of Heathenry or Ásatrú.

Kinship

In anthropology, kinship is the web of social relationships that form an important part of the lives of all humans in all societies, although its exact meanings even within this discipline are often debated. Anthropologist Robin Fox states that Human society is unique, he argues, in that we are These social ends include the socialization of children and the formation of basic economic, political and religious groups.

‘the study of kinship is the study of what man does with these basic facts of life – mating, gestation, parenthood, socialization, siblingship etc.’; ‘working with the same raw material as exists in the animal world, but [we] can conceptualize and categorize it to serve social ends.’;

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Kindredadjective

Of the same nature, or of similar character.

Kindredadjective

Connected, related, cognate, akin.

‘kindred tongues’;

Kindrednoun

Relationship by birth or marriage; consanguinity; affinity; kin.

‘Like her, of equal kindred to the throne.’;

Kindrednoun

Relatives by blood or marriage, more properly the former; relations; persons related to each other.

‘I think there's no man is secureBut the queen's kindred.’;

Kindredadjective

Related; congenial; of the like nature or properties; as, kindred souls; kindred skies; kindred propositions.

‘True to the kindred points of heaven and home.’;

Kindrednoun

group of people related by blood or marriage

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Kindredadjective

similar or related in quality or character;

‘a feeling akin to terror’; ‘kindred souls’; ‘the amateur is closely related to the collector’;

Kindredadjective

related by blood or marriage;

‘kindred clans’;

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