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  • Prefix occuring in words signifying royalty or kingship.

Etymologies

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From Middle English kyne-, from Old English cyne- ("royal, kingly"), from Proto-Germanic *kuni-, *kuniz (“offspring, generation, race”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵene-, *ǵnē- (“to give birth, be born”). More at kin, kind.

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