gylany

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Riane Eisler in The Chalice and the Blade (1987) from Ancient Greek γυνή (gunḗ, woman), λύειν (lúein) or λύω (lúō, to solve, resolve; to dissolve, set free), and ἀνήρ (anḗr, man).

Noun[edit]

gylany (plural gylanies)

  1. A social system based on equality of men and women.

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References[edit]

  • Riane Eisler, The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harper & Row, 1987.