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patrilineal

 [pah-trĭ-lin´e-al]
descended through the male line.

pat·ri·lin·e·al

(pat'ri-lin'ē-ăl),
Related to descent through the male line; inheritance of the Y chromosome is exclusively patrilineal.
[L. pater, father, + linea, line]

patrilineal

/pa·tri·lin·e·al/ (pat″rĭ-lin´e-il) descended through the male line.

patrilineal

[pat′rilin′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, pater, father, linea, line
pertaining to a line of descent through the male members of the family.

pat·ri·lin·e·al

(pat'ri-lin'ē-ăl)
Related to descent through the male line; inheritance of the Y chromosome is exclusively patrilineal.
[L. pater, father, + linea, line]

patrilineal

descended through the male line.
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While there are 'multiple pathways' (Myers 1982:188) leading to connections to country, there is a particular emphasis on 'complementary filiation' (Fortes 1969:98)--that is, rights and duties counterbalancing those attendant on patrilineal descent and directed towards one's mother's relatives and their country (or countries) of orientation.
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.
Is this a problem in terms of analyzing the Kurdistan Region and patrilineal lineages and descent?
As the novel ends, Lena, Byron, and the baby move out of Faulkner's novelistic frame and away from the cultural order that cannot tolerate patrilineal ambiguity.
Schwarz's final chapter on King Lear is, for this reader, the best in the book, tracing the broad arc of the play, which, Schwarz argues, "sets feminine subjects at odds with patrilineal survival," alongside sensitive and insightful readings of those feminine subjects (183).
His book provides an important window into key aspects of Florentine gender and family history and how charitable institutions, such as the Innocenti, could be used as a mechanism to preserve patrilineal inheritance systems by seeking to preserve the honour and reputation of the mainly female children that families could not support.
The Wa have had patrilineal descent groups, considerable wealth, opium cash cropping, lengthy genealogies of lineage ancestors, and a mostly limited repertoire of autonyms, characteristics that place them squarely into Class B.
Should it be done by way of matrilineal (according to the halakhic rules followed by all branches of Orthodox Judaism and Conservative Judaism) or patrilineal descent (as in the Biblical period) or any of the two lineages (as in Reform Judaism in the former Soviet Union, and according to German immigration authorities until 2005)?
In an argument that draws on formalist narratology but also on the French feminist theorist Luce Irigaray, Haber argues that the first meaning of play is very much associated with a masculinist ethos that, by privileging "perfect unity, consummation, and death" (57), conjoins the pointed telos of tragedy with that of male orgasm and patrilineal reproduction.
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Of related significance are "matrilineal descent systems" and matrilineal societies that "embodied an idea of social organization that privileged the personal and social power of women," as well as African societies that had patrilineal forms of organization.
He characterizes the patrilineal descent decision as "widely seen as a tremendous success" reflecting his tilt toward the viewpoint of his own Reform movement--perhaps the likeliest to engage in the kind of values syncretism he describes.