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κῆδος 1 κήδω for others, c. gen., Od.
2.trouble, sorrow; mostly in pl. troubles, Hom.
3.esp. cares for the dead, mourning, id=Hom., Aesch., etc.; also in sg., κᾶδος φθιμένου Pind.; ἅμα κήδεϊ when there is a death in the family, Hdt.; ἐς τὸ κ. ἰέναι to attend the funeral, id=Hdt. object of care, a care, Aesch.
II.connexion by marriage, Lat. affinitas, Hdt., attic

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