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In either Japan or China (I don't know which country uses this term) does kinsman mean brother or sister?

In a game I have, a character tells another character, " You are not the last of your house. Your kinsman, Jiro, still lives." So I was wondering if that means that Jiro is that other character's brother or just someone from their house (clan).

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It just means that he's from the same clan. Like your cousin's child would be your kinsman, or your grandmother's sister would be your kinsman. It's used in many different countries, not just Japan and China. In Japan, the word for kinsman is "enja."

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A male relative. Used in many countries. Not only China or Japan.

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That is a translation. The translator choose the word kinsman, it's not Japanese.

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