348. Relationship


See also 77. CHILDREN ; 153. FATHER ; 281. MOTHER ; 307. PARENTS ; 418. WIFE .

affinity
the condition of close relationship. Cf. consanguinity . See also 258. MARRIAGE .
agnate
a relation through descent on the male side. Cf. cognate . — agnate, agnatic, adj.
agnation
relationship through male descent. Cf. cognation .
amity
friendship or harmony between individuals or groups. Also called comity .
cognate
a relation through descent on the female side. Cf. agnate . — cognate , — cognatic, adj.
cognation
relationship through female descent. Cf. agnation . — cognate, adj.
comity
amity.
congener
a thing or person of the same kind as another.
consanguinity
blood relationship. Cf. affinity .
cousinry
cousins collectively or as a group or class.
enation
the maternal relationship.
epigone
an heir, descendant, or successor, frequently an inferior successor.
filiation
1. the f act or condition of being a son or daughter.
2. the relation of child to parent, especially father.
kinship
family relationship or other close tie or relationship.
lineage
line of descent from an ancestor or ancestors; family or ancestry.
matriliny
descent through the female line, as in ancestry, inheritance, etc. — matrilineal, matrilinear, adj.
patriliny
relationship or descent through the male line, as in ancestry, inheritance, etc. — patrilineal, patrilinear, adj.
synomosy
Ancient Greece. fellowship or brotherhood bound by solemn oath.

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