Translation of fraternal in Spanish:

fraternal

Pronunciation: /frəˈtɜːrnl; frəˈtɜːnl/

adj

  • 1.1 (friendly) [visit] de camaradería, cordial; [greeting] cordial 1.2 (of brothers) [love] fraternal, fraterno; [jealousy] entre hermanos fraternal twins [Med] gemelos (mpl) bivitelinos or falsos
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    • Again and again, the treacherous brother in the fraternal allegory puts personal, material ambition over ‘natural’ family loyalty, law and order, spiritual and communal values.
    • Despite John's objections to psychological explanations, the mother functions as the sexualized prize and arbiter in this fraternal rivalry when the brothers come to blows on her doorstep.
    • Monogamy is the norm, although some Tibetan-speaking peoples practice fraternal polyandry (two brothers may marry the same woman).

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