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kind, noun

Plurals:
kinders /ˈkən(d)ə(r)s/, formerly also kinder, kinderen.
Origin:
Dutch, AfrikaansShow more Dutch (plural kinderen), later Afrikaans (plural kinders).
Usually in the plural : Children.
Derivatives:
Hence kinderkins obsolete [English dimunitive suffix -kin], little children.
1798 Lady A. Barnard in Lord Lindsay Lives of Lindsays (1849) III. 454We had a good many kinder baptized, the boys in their little man’s nightcaps.
1931 G. Beet Grand Old Days p.xvEven the phlegmatic old Boer..trekked forth from his ‘plaas’ at the back of beyond, along with his vrouw and kinders, intent on acquiring riches.
Children.
, little children.

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