1. Of the same
by blood; used of persons; as, the two
families are around akin.
2. Allied by character; partaking of the same
properties; of the same
kind. "A joy akin
to rapture." "The literary nature
of the work
to its moral
This adjective is used only after the noun.
Origin: Pref. A- (for of) + kin.
Source: Websters Vocabulary