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συγγενής 1 γίγνομαι

I.born with, congenital, natural, in-born, Pind., Aesch.; συγγενεῖς μῆνες the months of my natural life, Soph.:—so in adv., συγγενῶς δύστηνος miserable from my birth, Eur.
II.of the same kin, descent or family with another, akin to him, τινι Hdt., attic:—absol. akin, cognate, Trag., etc.:—as Subst. a kinsman, relative, τινος of another, Ar., Plat.:—in pl., οἱ συγγενεῖς kinsfolk, kinsmen, Hdt., etc.:— τὸ συγγενές, συγγένεια, Aesch., etc.; εἰ τούτῳ προσήκει Λαΐῳ τι ς. if this man had any connexion with Laius, Soph.
2.metaph. akin, cognate, of like kind, Ar., Plat. the Persian court, συγγενής was a title bestowed by the king as a mark of honour (like Cousin), Xen.

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