Sentence Examples

  • The matrilineal relatives of the subclan that owns the village, the headman 's relatives, are the nobility.
  • King David I was the last to succeed to the throne by matrilineal descent (from the mother 's line).
  • A matrilineal society is being produced, with about one third of children raised by single mothers [7 ].
  • His mitochondrial test - which traces the matrilineal line - connected him to the Tikar tribe, who cluster in present-day Cameroon.
  • Example: Do women hold more political and economic power societies with matrilineal kin groups than in societies with patrilineal kin groups?

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