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matrilineal

matrilineal

English

Adjective

matrilineal (not comparable)

  1. Tracing descent only through female lines.
    Kerala traditionally has matrilineal inheritance.

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Malay

Etymology

From English matrilineal.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /matrilineal/
  • Rhymes: -neal, -eal, -al
  • Hyphenation: ma‧tri‧li‧neal

Adjective

matrilineal (Jawi spelling ماتريلينيال)

  1. (anthropology) matrilineal

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References

External links

  • "matrilineal" in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu (Malay Literary Reference Centre).