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matrilineal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

matri- +‎ lineal

AdjectiveEdit

matrilineal (comparative more matrilineal, superlative most matrilineal)

  1. Tracing descent only through female lines.
    Kerala traditionally has matrilineal inheritance.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English matrilineal.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

matrilineal (Jawi spelling ماتريلينيال)

  1. (anthropology) matrilineal

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External linksEdit

  • "matrilineal" in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu (Malay Literary Reference Centre).