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Related to consanguineal: affinal, Consanguineal family
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Adj.1.Consanguineal - related by bloodconsanguineal - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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60) For Zangwill, marriage--the bringing together of individuals to form "one"--provides a model of a consensual, rather than a consanguineal, relationship.
Chapter 3 explores the growth of their business networks through the lens of family and kinship, mapping the extended consanguineal lineages and strategic intermarriages, which bound the Big Five to other prominent Hokkien and Hakka families, to Indo-Malay families in Penang, Kedah, Perak, and northern Sumatra, to Siamese and Chinese families in southern Siam and Burma, and to each other.
Among the Kelabit, adoption generally occurs among consanguineal kin, or those who are considered lun dengeruyung or blood relations.
Many masters recognized spousal and consanguineal ties among their slaves, and respected the attachment of these unfree people to the plantations.
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.
The webs of meaning within these cultural spaces constitute a veritable complex labyrinth that spirals, making links and references on the way toward some finite, though ever expanding, conceptual and consanguineal multi-verse.
Oyewumi (2000) states that the predominant principle organising most African family systems is consanguineal and not conjugal (17).
Central to the tale is the predicament of a woman caught between consanguineal and marital interests.
In societies in which men must find work through short or long term emigration, consanguineal households have arisen that contain no married pair.
Considering such definitions of women's domestic responsibilities, Safa (1998, 1999, 2005, 2006) has analyzed how in the Caribbean female-headed households are but an alternative form of family organization in which consanguineal ties, particularly through the mother's line, have historically been reinforced and have even taken precedence over the conjugal bond, given more "unstable" marital relations.
Such camps sometimes comprised four generations of people based on the principle of consanguineal kinship.