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blood rel·a·tive

(blŭd rel'ă-tiv),
A popular term describing a relative of a person sharing a common ancestor. No special importance attaches to the blood as a vehicle of inheritance. Spouses are not ordinarily blood relatives and when they are, the marriage is consanguineous and carries a higher risk than average of progeny homozygous by descent from ancestors in common. Such marriages are discouraged and within certain degrees of kindred may be illegal.

blood relative

a related person who shares some of the same genetic material through a common ancestry.
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Later reporting of Kariyarra kinship terminology (e.
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While there is no doubt that for many urban and educated Nepali-speakers, English is the dominant status language, I suggest that prestige alone is not enough to explain borrowings of kinship terminology from English.
Choctaw kinship terminology followed the anthropologically defined Crow model of matrilineal descent.
The above-mentioned genealogical nucleus used in relative products, Ngaatjatjarra's 'simplified world' of kinship terminology, astonishingly reflects those properties Greenberg notes to be universally unmarked.
The Dravidian kinship terminology as an expression of marriage.
The Madak kinship system has matrilineal exogamous moieties (named after two types of sea eagles) (Clay 1975) but the kinship terminology is not (is no longer?
If POc kinship terminology cannot be reconstructed as Dravidian in type, and if endogenous developments of Dravidian systems are not otherwise known to occur, the Dravidian kinship systems in Oc-speaking societies in Melanesia are most reasonably interpreted as substratum effects.
The Kunwinjku kinship terminology is presented systematically from the perspective of second preference marriage to kanjok in Table 1.