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kindred
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

14 uses
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Definition
similar or related in quality or character

or:

closely related — such as family or things with shared origin
  • We are Exiles, and most of our kindred have long ago departed and we too are now only tarrying here a while, ere we return over the Great Sea.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (76% in)
  • For the Elves of the High Kindred had not yet forsaken Middle-earth, and they dwelt still at that time at the Grey Havens away to the west, and in other places within reach of the Shire.
    Prologue (40% in)
  • So it is that Luthien Tinuviel alone of the Elf-kindred has died indeed and left the world, and they have lost her whom they most loved.
    1.11 -- Book 1 Chapter 11 -- A Knife in the Dark (89% in)
  • Some of my kindred, journeying in your land beyond the Baranduin, learned that things were amiss, and sent messages as swiftly as they could.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (71% in)
  • In the middle of the table, against the woven cloths upon the wall, there was a chair under a canopy, and there sat a lady fair to look upon, and so like was she in form of womanhood to Elrond that Frodo guessed that she was one of his close kindred.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Many Meetings (45% in)
  • Never again shall there be any such league of Elves and Men; for Men multiply and the Firstborn decrease, and the two kindreds are estranged.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (17% in)
  • That has been the task of my kindred, while the years have lengthened and the grass has grown.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (30% in)
  • Narvi and his craft and all his kindred have vanished from the earth.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (46% in)
  • I have looked on Moria, and it is very great, but it has become dark and dreadful; and we have found no sign of my kindred.
    2.4 -- Book 2 Chapter 4 -- A Journey in the Dark (96% in)
  • 'Then many of the Elves of Nimrodel's kindred left their dwellings and departed and she was lost far in the South, in the passes of the White Mountains; and she came not to the ship where Amroth her lover waited for her.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (39% in)
  • They heard my voice across the Nimrodel, and knew that I was one of their Northern kindred, and therefore they did not hinder our crossing; and afterwards they heard my song.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (46% in)
  • Even our own kindred in the North are sundered from us.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (50% in)
  • And since you come with an Elf of our kindred, we are willing to befriend you, as Elrond asked; though it is not our custom to lead strangers through our land.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (51% in)
  • Too seldom do my kindred journey hither from the North.'
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (15% in)

There are no more uses of "kindred" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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