virilocal


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virilocal

(ˈvɪrɪˌləʊkəl)
adj
(Anthropology & Ethnology) of or relating to the custom of living with the husband's family or tribe
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Among this patrilineal and virilocal group, marriage was usually arranged at birth or when girls were still small children.
On the one hand was the liberation of women from the patriarchal institutions of arranged marriage and virilocal residence.
Dos son los principales rasgos distintivos de este sistema: a) el patron de residencia virilocal, entendido como la costumbre de que la pareja de reciente formacion se vaya a vivir a la casa de los padres del varon y despues de un tiempo construya su propia casa y se independice, por lo general en un terreno heredado por el padre; y b) la ultimogenitura, que consiste en que el ultimo hijo permanezca en la vivienda paterna, asumiendo el cuidado de sus padres en la vejez y heredando a cambio la casa familiar.
(5) De acuerdo con Robichaux, este sistema consiste en tres principios ideales: a) Residencia virilocal inicial: los hijos mayores suelen residir en la casa de los papas por un periodo.
Ello tambien se articula con la representacion social en relacion a la pureza sexual de la novia y la propincuidad, la tendencia de residencia virilocal que contribuye a estabilizar y dar colorido patrilineal a la estructura de la comunidad.
(4.) Other thematic connections between Judges and Ruth have been written about, including the themes of returning home (Zakovitch, 16; Moore, 35-37), ethics and religion (Moore 38-39), expressions of kindness (Moore 39-40), primary loyalties (Ziegler, Shi'ur 3), food (ibid.), and the transformation of women from a virilocal to a patrilocal system (Jobling, 132-134).
I believe the proximate source is the virilocal residence rule among the Lavongai, in contrast to the matrilocal residence practice where there are children in New Ireland.
Therefore, given that they are admitted in a virilocal residence, to perpetuate the offspring of the lineage of their husbands, they become simple a 'object' or means of exchange and matrimonial alliances between two families.
Most are virilocal" do not apply further north where several Cariban groups still practice mainly uxorilocality.