来自can的古英语过去分词，引申词义知道的人，熟人，邻居，现仅用于习语kith and kin,亲属，亲戚。
- kith (n.)
- Old English cyðð "kinship, relationship; kinsfolk, fellow-countrymen, neighbors; native country, home; knowledge, acquaintance, familiarity," from cuð "known," past participle of cunnan "to know" (see can (v.)). Cognate with Old High German chundida. The alliterative phrase kith and kin (late 14c.) originally meant "country and kinsmen" and is almost the word's only survival.
- 1. Better be blamed by our kith and kin, than be kissed by the enemy.
- 宁可让亲人责备, 切勿让敌人亲吻.
- 2. No, he's neither kith nor kin to me.
- 不是, 他和我非亲非眷.
- 3. Such quarrels take place even among one's own kith and kin.
- 4. Chinese people living all over the world are our kith and kin.
- 5. All John's kith and kin came to his wedding.
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