Definición de exogamy en inglés:

exogamy

Saltos de línea: ex|og¦amy
Pronunciación: /ɪkˈsɒgəmi
 
, ɛk-/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1 Anthropology The custom of marrying outside a community, clan, or tribe. Compare with endogamy.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The practice of clan exogamy - or marriage outside of the clan or group - is typical, however, of almost all ethnic groups.
    • Individual choice is constrained by kin group exogamy.
    • These clans maintained strict exogamy, so wives may be brought in from elsewhere.
  • 2 Biology The fusion of reproductive cells from distantly related or unrelated individuals; cross-pollination.

Derivativos

exogamous

adjetivo
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  • These exogamous marriages introduced the possibility of idolatry and syncretistic practices into the community.
  • Rural communities were exogamous, patrilocal, and patriarchal, with newly married women subservient in the families of their husbands until they had borne sons.
  • Thus, a caste is endogamous, but all the kin-based units below it are exogamous and follow rigid rules about which clans or lineages are allowed to inter-marry.

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