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patrilocal

Saltos de línea: patri|local
Pronunciación: /ˌpatrɪˈləʊk(ə)l
 
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Definición de patrilocal en inglés:

adjetivo

Relating to a pattern of marriage in which the couple settles in the husband’s home or community: the residence pattern is patrilocal Also called virilocal.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is suggestive of a patrilocal, exogamous marriage pattern consistent with documented historic Algonquian practices in the region.
  • The domestic unit is generally an extended three-generation nuclear family; residence is usually patrilocal, with the husband's family.
  • Rural communities were exogamous, patrilocal, and patriarchal, with newly married women subservient in the families of their husbands until they had borne sons.

Origen

early 20th century: from Latin pater, patr- 'father' + local.

Derivados

patrilocality

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Interestingly, a high level of polygyny and extreme patrilocality have been proposed as probable causes of the low Y-chromosome and high mtDNA diversity observed in West New Guinea populations.
  • Patrilineality and patrilocality are more important among the western Enga, whereas multilocality is the norm for the Ipili.
  • That idea was based on a common marriage practice called patrilocality, wherein women tended to move from their natal village to their husbands' village.

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