kinship

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kinship(
kihn
-
shihp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (blood ties)
a. el parentesco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Kinship plays a very important part in that society and marriages between cousins are common.En esa sociedad, el parentesco juega un papel muy importante, y los matrimonios entre primos son comunes.
2. (kindred spirit)
a. la afinidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I think I've always felt a certain kinship with Moira, perhaps because we're both outsiders.Me parece que desde siempre he tenido cierta afinidad con Moira, quizás porque las dos somos forasteras.
3. (similarity)
a. la relación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The mathematician will be giving a talk on the kinship between music and math at seven-thirty tomorrow evening.Mañana, a las siete y media de la tarde, el matemático dará una charla sobre la relación entre la música y las matemáticas.
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kinship
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (family relationship)
a. el parentesco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (affinity)
a. la afinidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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kinship [ˈkɪnʃɪp]
noun
[of family] parentesco (m); afinidad (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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