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Noun1.patrikin - one related on the father's sidepatrikin - one related on the father's side  
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
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The same tendency was evident among the Meriam of eastern Torres Strait some decades ago where 'first degree patrikin live on the same section; those more distantly related are generally residentially dispersed' (Beckett 1963:195-6).
Since women were not allowed land rights as primary right holders, and acquired only temporary usufruct within the lineage system through their husbands or male patrikin, those trained in English law refused to recognize women's access at a formal level (Gopal and Salim 1998, p.
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.