Translation of kin in Spanish:


familiares, n.

Pronunciation /kɪn//kɪn/


  • 1

    familiares masculine
    parientes masculine
  • 2

    to be no kin to sb no estar emparentado con algn
    • Family and kin are the primary focus of an individual's loyalties and identity.
    • Neoreligious communities have emerged in which people are guided to the other side to communicate with deceased family members and kin.
    • Marriage always takes place then (in theory) between people who are already kin but only kin of a specified kind.
    • A pervasive myth is that the extended family does not exist and that society is composed of nuclear families cut off from extended kin.
    • Most households are not nuclear families, but contain other kin as well.
    • Nuclear families are the main kin group, with relatives involved as kin in the extended family.
    • All of the mother and fathers' relatives are considered kin.
    • The family also teaches that kin are the appropriate source of friendly companionship.
    • At every level of society a person looks to family and kin for both social identity and succor.
    • As is the case with many blended or separated families, children don't always understand the relationships between kin.
    • There is kin - immediate and extended family - and close behind that, neighbors, members of my social group, people to whom I can turn in need, people like me.
    • Traveling together with family, friends, and extended kin these mobile groups bond and build community life.
    • Relatives seek out prospective mates for their kin from desirable families.
    • This often makes mutual aid and small business formation a whole family strategy, encompassing extended and mythical kin with geographical or social ties in the sending country.
    • In gathering information about who lives in the home and who fulfills family roles, it is important to assess for the involvement of extended family and non-blood kin.
    • Extended family and kin are an important part of the social structure of the republic.
    • That is, men interact with their wives' kin as individuals rather than as representatives of their corporate Houses.
    • From the moment of birth an infant is showered with attention and care by family members and extended kin.
    • A powerful deterrent to deviant behavior is that such behavior brings shame to one's family and kin and is considered sinful.
    • Most families are in practice extended, with elderly or other kin in the household and other relatives nearby.