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Relationship

348. Relationship

See also 77. CHILDREN ; 153. FATHER ; 281. MOTHER ; 307. PARENTS ; 418. WIFE .

affinity
the condition of close relationship. Cf. consanguinity . See also 258. MARRIAGE .
agnate
a relation through descent on the male side. Cf. cognate . agnate, agnatic, adj.
agnation
relationship through male descent. Cf. cognation .
amity
friendship or harmony between individuals or groups. Also called comity .
cognate
a relation through descent on the female side. Cf. agnate . cognate , cognatic, adj.
cognation
relationship through female descent. Cf. agnation . cognate, adj.
comity
amity.
congener
a thing or person of the same kind as another.
consanguinity
blood relationship. Cf. affinity .
cousinry
cousins collectively or as a group or class.
enation
the maternal relationship.
epigone
an heir, descendant, or successor, frequently an inferior successor.
filiation
1. the f act or condition of being a son or daughter.
2. the relation of child to parent, especially father.
kinship
family relationship or other close tie or relationship.
lineage
line of descent from an ancestor or ancestors; family or ancestry.
matriliny
descent through the female line, as in ancestry, inheritance, etc. matrilineal, matrilinear, adj.
patriliny
relationship or descent through the male line, as in ancestry, inheritance, etc. patrilineal, patrilinear, adj.
synomosy
Ancient Greece. fellowship or brotherhood bound by solemn oath.

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