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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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He emphasizes the point that marriage between Ju|'hoan families establishes affinal relations that open up access to a range of waterholes and resources.
80) Thomas Reuter, 'Precedence in Sumatra: An analysis of the construction of status in affinal relations and origin groups', Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-, en Volkenkunde 148, 3/4 (1992): 514-15.
The affinal (marriage) equations in the section A on grandparental equations are not dealt with here, because of lack of space.
Religious distinctions are perceptible on the outside, but these distinctions only serve to highlight the truth of familial connection, through which eight of the main characters in the film, in the end, come to be either consanguine or affinal kin.
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2) Persons related by blood or descent are referred to as consanguines whereas, relationships established by marriage are referred to as affinal relationships.
I argue that although these broader roles remained the same for both generations, with varying levels of importance in natal and affinal homes, the Punjabi families were transforming in subtle ways.
1%) of the participants came from extended families, mostly affinal kin, including mother-in-law, while one (14.
The remaining 54% cases are products of affinal marriage (Table 2).
For Mackenzie, the characteristics that men, including Fielding, apply to the parish are those that come to symbolise the modern 'home' of subsequent decades: 'national coverage, affinal bonds, mutual interest, heterogeneity' (p.
We might want to say, well, what they think does not matter; we can simply go for objective genealogical descriptions, according to who is related to whom in a consanguineal or affinal sense.
Juliet Mitchell extends her seminal work on sibling relationships by suggesting that the only child, because siblings exist only in fantasy and through affinal relationships, offers us unique insight into the place of siblings in our psychic structure.