A similar enactment exempting the clergy, known as cin Patraic, was agreed to in 803.
We also possess a 9th-century treatise on Sunday observance (cin Domnaig).
Kin or cin, older cind, is really a survival of the old dative or locative of Gael.
He was a beautiful youth, the son of cin´yras, king of Cyprus, and was beloved by Venus.
Kin–(cin)–dwr–scwd, he tells us, in Cymraeg signifies “High water cataract.”
And thou be chosen of the stock of cin, how long shalt thou be able to continue?