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affinal

(əˈfaɪnəl)
adj
joined or connected by marriage
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Adj.1.affinal - (anthropology) related by marriage
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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Further, Capell and Lester (1945:177), surveying all the Fijian material available to them at the time they wrote, report expressions they translate as 'distant kinsman' and 'distant kinswoman,' and these seem to pertain to people who are not procreatively or affinally close.
His work would be more broadly useful if it included consanguineally extended households and kin groups or even affinally extended ones, such as polygamous units, or affinal exchange systems.
All one hundred or so were lineally or affinally related to each other.