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agnate

[′ag‚nāt]
(biology)
Related exclusively through male descent.
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Due to the primacy of patrilineality in Switzerland, being born on Swiss soil and to a Swiss-born mother does not affect citizenship (195-96).
She adds that the expropriation of feminine names gives the illusion of permanence to patrilineality.
Lisu cultural ideology valorized patrilineal relationships and enacted patrilineal relations in ancestor rituals, but the value placed on age hierarchy, seniority, and patrilineality was accompanied by a high value placed on autonomy and the value of repute.
Russ Castronovo has shown the rhetorical energy expended in the early national period to assert an undeviating patrilineality across generations, a "clear line of succession" without "twists, internal contradictions, or dark digressions" (13).
They adopted Christianity, patrilineality, and other elements of European culture.
He said that the issue is not a matter of tradition; the movement has already embraced patrilineality, gays and lesbians, and creative approaches to worship that cannot be defined as a traditional approach.
Wolters described it, the Tran set up patrilineality and primogeniture as the key rules of succession, along with a strong sense of the clan and marriage strictly within it.
In any case, the genre has obvious roots in patriarchy and in patrilineality and should be read against the critique of those characteristics of North American culture by feminists and others.
At the same time, if we want our students to make informed choices about their Jewish identities, Conservative leaders have a moral obligation to teach students our halakhic position on patrilineality.
Gunsberg invokes Irigaray and Sedgwick (albeit fleetingly) in her discussion of female bodies as the principal object of negotiation in strictly-male power relations, crucial to patrilineality.