kin group

  1. group of people related by blood or marriage
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How To Use kin group In A Sentence

  • Some societies do not restrict marital residence exclusively to either the wife's or husband's kin groups. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies
  • The man whose kin group has disintegrated, probably as a consequence of tribal fighting, is able to take on a new social identity, with new kinsmen and women.
  • In rural areas, villages are often composed of kin groups that offer support during difficult times.
  • They uncomplainingly accommodate the way my unpredictable life impacts on their safety procedures and have got to know me, my husband, Nina's childminder and various other members of my extended kin group in the process.
  • The important kin groups are patrilineal and matrilineal lineages and clans.
  • The largest kin group is the aiga, which includes all individuals tracing kinship to a common ancestor.
  • A smaller unit is the lineage, a kin group of four or five generations descended from a male ancestor traced though the male line.
  • Generally, land belongs jointly to the members of lineages or other kin groups.
  • Among the Fur, property is usually sold upon the death of its owner; land is owned jointly by kin groups and therefore not divided upon death.
  • The women danced to declare their fluency of expression and the knowledge it implied, and they did so unencumbered by the kin group duties that attended such displays.
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