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Ndyangu - Family

Ndyangu is a Xitsonga word meaning "Family" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of family
- Family n
- A social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home" [syn: {household}, {house}, {home}, {menage}]
- Primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family" [syn: {family unit}]
- People descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower" [syn: {family line}, {folk}, {kinfolk}, {kinsfolk}, {sept}, {phratry}]
- A collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents" [syn: {class}, {category}]
- An association of people who share common beliefs or activities; "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship" [syn: {fellowship}]
- (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
- A person having kinship with another or others; "he's kin"; "he's family" [syn: {kin}, {kinsperson}]
- A loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities [syn: {syndicate}, {crime syndicate}, {mob}]
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