patrilineal kin


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Noun1.patrilineal kin - one related on the father's sidepatrilineal kin - 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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Similarly, Markus Schlecker notes the power of commemorative stelas in his chapter on rural Vietnam, where Buddhist rituals are appropriated by local patrilineal kin groups to increase their control and influence.
Descriptions of alliance relations in terms of matrilineal or patrilineal kin reflected differences in the basic social organization of Indian and European societies.
On the other hand, other modes of alliance also remained important, and relationships between patrilineal kin could be antagonistic as well as friendly.