patrikin


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Synonyms for patrikin

one related on the father's side

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Their right to do this stems from the unrefusable obligations of patrikin to their mothers' people and to their sisters' children.
Generally, in systems of patrilineal descent, upon her marriage authority over woman is transferred from her patrilineal relatives (father, brother, or paternal uncles) to her husband and his patrilineage, and her bride-price is received by her patrikin.