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How to Pronounce akin?

Correct pronunciation for the word "akin" is [ɐkˈɪn], [ɐkˈɪn], [ɐ_k_ˈɪ_n].

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"Akin" in context

Akin is an adjective used to describe someone or something that has a close relationship to, or a similarity with, another person or thing. It is most often used when speaking of close family members, such as siblings or children, but it can also be applied to acquaintances, friends, team members, work colleagues and similar groups.

The word originates from Old Norse "kinna", meaning "kin", and dates back to the 12th Century.

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Usage over time for akin:

This graph shows how "akin" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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