This combined several features of the kinship terminology
into ideal types, to which typical marriage patterns were also added.
The Life Within adds a nuanced perspective to the philological work of James Lockhart, Sarah Cline, and others about household structure, kinship terminology
, patterns of land ownership, and the functions of political units and officeholders, especially for the later colonial period.
Let us now turn to the kinship terminology
of English for a comparative perspective.
is more than an esoteric exercise of linguistics.
of California, Riverside) focused on the kinship terminology
of the Fanti people of Ghana.
Among the details included in this section is information on local family structures, kinship terminology
, and genealogies, the latter documenting patterns of past intermarriage between residents of these peranakan-type communities and others nearby.
Potential features that are already available in the database and that may be of interest to language centres, communities or individuals include the automatic construction of 'family tree'-style diagrams of the kinship terminology
in a word list (Figure 3); the ability to automatically compile and download RTF file 'dictionaries' of kinship terms for any given language; and the ability to search for languages that use the same kinship word.
As we shall see below, these theoretical approaches seem to have remained blocked at an analytical level that conflates social category systems, such as sections and sub-sections, and the interrelational and egocentric kinship terminology
The second is a comparative study of kinship terminology
among non-Indo-European languages, for which he has also prepared a data base published on the internet.
The kinship terminology
of Buin (Figure 3) was first reported by R.
In recent times, therefore, the tabular method (4) has in many cases replaced the tree metaphor in the domain of kinship terminology