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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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Thus constituted mostly patrilineally, Nage clans are also preferentially exogamous, and usually are so in fact, while localized clan segments of clans reveal a stricter exogamy.
The Nage people comprise a number of clans called woe: non-localized, normally patrilineally constituted, and preferentially exogamous groups, some widely spread over the whole region while others are confined to just one or a few villages.
In accordance with established principles of landownership, almost all registered mining leases, tributary rights and customary land in Kaindi are held by men and transmitted patrilineally.
He had what North Ambrymese claimed was a necessary criterion for greatness, namely the 'kindred of a Mal', but what he lacked was a patrilineally traceable origin place in North Ambrym.
While land was inherited patrilineally and usually by males, a woman could be given land by an agnate (her father, usually).
There is also an enactment of intimacy between people and the country from which they emerge -- whether this be from patrilineally inherited Dreaming sites, or (as is the case at Belyuen) from the places where local conception Dreamings have been encountered.
The families may even, occasionally, be from separate clans, because although clan identity is patrilineally inherited, and the ideal and dominant form of property inheritance is also from father to son, property has nevertheless sometimes been passed on matrilineally (see also Segawa 1983:495).
Fine artists, patrilineally related to the Namatjiras, the group has had a reputation of diffidence toward the established mission order.
In sum, it would seem that the prototypical 'eiki were the close male kin of the Tu'i Tonga who were for the most part connected with titles patrilineally derived from his title.