|Subject:||-kin is still...|
|Author:||Merriment Demonkin (guest, 220.127.116.11)|
|Date:||June 18, 2003 at 3:37:13 AM|
|Reply to:||-kins a diminutive? by Nell|
an active diminutive in Wales, the land of Jenkin and Daykin. A friend often addresses her niece Ffion as Ffionkin.
I have heard -kins used occasionally in England.
Strictly speaking though, -kins is the surname form, with the genitive s on the end.
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