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  • matrilatéral — ⇒MATRILATÉRAL, ALE, AUX, adj. ETHNOL. Cousin matrilatéral, cousine matrilatérale. Enfant d un frère ou d une soeur de la mère [p. oppos. à patrilatéral]. Dionysos (cousin matrilatéral d Œdipe) (LÉVI STRAUSS, Anthropol. struct., 1958, p.240).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Matrilateral — The term Matrilateral describes kin (relatives) on the mother s side . Social anthropologists have underlined that even where a social group demonstrates a strong emphasis on one or other line of inheritance (matrilineal or patrilineal),… …   Wikipedia

  • matrilateral — matrilaterally, adv. /ma treuh lat euhr euhl, may /, adj. related through the mother, as to a maternal uncle. Cf. patrilateral. [1950 55; MATRI + LATERAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • matrilateral — adjective Related through ones maternal side Ant: patrilateral See Also: matrilineal …   Wiktionary

  • matrilateral — adj. related through the mother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matrilateral — …   Useful english dictionary

  • МАТРИЛАТЕРАЛЬНЫЙ или УТРОБНЫЙ — (matrilateral or uterine) (Антропология) термин родства, относящийся к связям с материнской стороны. Противоположным ему является патрилатеральный. Система, признающая обе линии, называется билатеральным происхождением …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • Cousin marriage — Charles Darwin and his wife Emma were first cousins. Cousin marriage is marriage between two cousins. In various jurisdictions and cultures, such marriages range from being considered ideal and actively encouraged, to being uncommon but still… …   Wikipedia

  • Structural anthropology — is based on Claude Levi Strauss s idea that people think about the world in terms of binary opposites such as high and low, inside and outside, person and animal, life and death and that every culture can be understood in terms of these opposites …   Wikipedia

  • Alliance theory — The Alliance Theory (or General Theory of Exchanges) is the name given to the structural method of studying kinship relations. It finds its origins in Claude Lévi Strauss s Elementary Structures of Kinship (1949), and is opposed to the… …   Wikipedia

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