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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.
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Choctaw kinship terminology followed the anthropologically defined Crow model of matrilineal descent.
The kinship terminology of the Kariyarra also does not conform entirely to the Dravidian principle of a strict distinction between 'cross' and 'parallel', for instance in having 'son' and 'daughter' terms rather than 'man's child' versus 'woman's child' found in other Dravidian/Kariera systems in Australia (as discussed in 'Different Patterns of Child Terms in Kariera' section).
This combined several features of the kinship terminology into ideal types, to which typical marriage patterns were also added.
AustKin can be used to search for kinship terminology patterns and systems by using single queries on the database for one equation, and a combination of equations, which are diagnostic of the Kariera system.
The Dravidian kinship terminology as an expression of marriage.
Universals of kinship terminology. In On language: Selected writings of Joseph H.
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?) Dravidian in type.
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.
The kinship terminology of Gidjingali owners/speakers at Maningrida is an Aranda terminology (Hiatt 1965:44).