Kith



[kith] /kɪθ/

noun
1.
acquaintances, friends, neighbors, or the like; persons living in the same general locality and forming a more or less cohesive group.
2.
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3.
a group of people living in the same area and forming a culture with a common language, customs, economy, etc., usually endogamous.
/kɪθ/
noun
1.
one’s friends and acquaintances (esp in the phrase kith and kin)
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.

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    plural noun 1. acquaintances and relatives. Friends and family, as in Everyone was invited, kith and kin as well as distant acquaintances. This expression dates from the 1300s and originally meant “countrymen” (kith meant “one’s native land”) and “family members.” It gradually took on the present looser sense.

  • Kithara

    [kith-er-uh] /ˈkɪθ ər ə/ noun 1. a musical instrument of ancient Greece consisting of an elaborate wooden soundbox having two arms connected by a yoke to which the upper ends of the strings are attached. /ˈkɪθərə/ noun 1. a variant of cithara



  • Kitharas

    [kith-er-uh] /ˈkɪθ ər ə/ noun 1. a musical instrument of ancient Greece consisting of an elaborate wooden soundbox having two arms connected by a yoke to which the upper ends of the strings are attached. /ˈkɪθərə/ noun 1. a variant of cithara

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    [kur moh-ab] /kɜr ˈmoʊ æb/ noun 1. ancient name of .



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