matrilineal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

matri- +‎ lineal

Adjective[edit]

matrilineal ‎(comparative more matrilineal, superlative most matrilineal)

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

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English matrilineal.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matrilineal ‎(Jawi spelling ماتريلينيال)

  1. (anthropology) matrilineal

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External links[edit]

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