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- noun A descent group traced through men on the paternal side of a family.
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- noun The line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family.
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- noun A group of
descendantsrelated through a common male lineage.
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- noun line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family
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Other food avoidance taboos notable among Kaguru speakers do exist, though they, unlike the Gogo, are not attached to the idea of a predominant patrilineage and are instead commonly connected to beliefs that can, for example, compromise pregnancy. 55
The incorporation of food taboos linked distinctly to one's patrilineage, an institution not customary among matrilineal Bantu people but subscribed to by many Gogo speakers, probably also resulted from this intermingling.
The distribution of patrilineage associated food taboos suggests that such beliefs, where they occur among Northeast-Coastal Bantu speakers, represent post proto-NECB borrowings into their descendant societies resulting from interactions with external populations.
In the Ruvu language subgroups a relict designation for patrilineage, * - lòngò, represents a continuity of an idea that proto-Savanna Bantu speakers innovated in the second millennium BCE.
At the same time, in an effort to communicate how the patrilineage was of some potential leverage in society, and thus why it likely persisted, he explained that in the face of abuse by matrilineal relatives, men sometimes use the patrilineage to counter their maltreatment. 56
That bias rightly reflects the biblical concern with patrilineage — tracing families through the male line.
If Cardozo was Hispanic, so is your columnist, owing to our Sephardic patrilineage.
The secondary status of Zilpah as a wife to Jacob did not result in secondary status for her sons within the patrilineage of Jacob.
Asher and Gad were considered direct heirs to the patrilineage of Terah, their great-great-grandfather, and are listed among the twelve sons/tribes of Jacob/Israel.
His body symbolizes the future good morality, honor, and reputation of his patrilineage and the performance of certain patrilineal rituals.