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 us   /əˈkɪn/
having some of the same qualities; similar: They speak a language akin to French.
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Translations of “akin”
in Spanish parecido, semejante, análogo…
in Vietnamese hơi giống…
in Malaysian sama…
in Thai เหมือนกัน…
in French apparenté (à)…
in German verwandt, vergleichbar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相似的,类似的…
in Indonesian serupa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相似的,類似的…
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