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Synonyms for affinal

(anthropology) related by marriage


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closed network of affinally related exogamous groups.(18)
within which relationships are based on hierarchy" becomes "a collection of affinally connected households" whose bonds are based on equality.
The 'biraderi' is traced through geneological connections, which may be affinally described through the institution of marriage, or more importantly biologically referred through paternal descent.
I would like to know more about how loyalties, rivalries and conflicts are worked out between and over the generations, within consanguineal groups such as sibling-cousin sets, between affinally related groups, in sexual-marital relationships and in contexts of country and ceremony.
The least prestigious events for individual men are those collective events pertaining to marriage and non-warfare death compensation where the mediating role of women in atoms of kinship is pivotal and acknowledged in exchange between affinally related groups.