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Definition of the adjective agnatic

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  1. related on the father's side

Alternative definition of the adjective agnatic


  1. of the male line; patrilineal

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2002)

by Dr Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer

agnate, agnatic An agnate is someone related through ...

Google previewDictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology (1991)

by Robert H. Winthrop

For the Nuer, lineage identity was not fixed, but rather segmentary and relative, individuals recognizing wider or narrower agnatic (patrilineal) affiliations based on deeper or shallower ancestral ties, as the situation demanded. Lineages, while ...

Google previewDictionary Of Sociology

by Subberwal

Agnatic descent is the same as patrilineal descent. (See descent; paternalism; patriarchy; patrilineal descent) AGIL Agnatic ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology (2013)

by Mike Morris

See AGNATIC. agnatic. In KINSHIP, a term for relation by DESCENT from the father's side of the family; a person so related is an “agnate.” The mother's-side equivalent terms are ENATE and UTERINE; see also COGNATIC, PATRILINEALITY.

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Anthropology (1997)

by Ram Narayan Das

KINsHIP, AGNATIc (See KINsHII>, PATRILRYEAL). KINsHIP, cLAssIFIcAToRY Placing relatives of different genetic relationship in the same kinship status. KINsHIP, MATRILINEAL 0R UTERINE Kinship 'that is traced only through females.

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