English syllables. 2014.
English syllables. 2014.
avunculate — /euh vung kyeuh lit, layt /, n. Anthropol. a close social relationship between a maternal uncle and his nephew. [1915 20; < L avuncul(us) uncle (see AVUNCULAR) + ATE3] * * * ▪ anthropology relationship between a man and his sister s… … Universalium
avunculate — [ə vʌŋkjʊlət] noun (the avunculate) Anthropology the special relationship in some societies between a man and his sister s son. Origin early 20th cent.: from L. avunculus maternal uncle + ate2 … English new terms dictionary
avunculate — noun a) the relationship between a man and his sisters children, generally her sons. b) (In certain tribal peoples, for example, the Korowai) refers to a special relationship between a man and a maternal uncle, and the mutual responsibilities… … Wiktionary
avunculate — n. (Anthropology) close relationship between an uncle and his sister s son, special relationship in certain patrilineal societies between a man and his nephew (his sister s son) … English contemporary dictionary
avunculate — ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ lə̇t, ˌlāt noun ( s) Etymology: Latin avunculus + English ate 1. : a special relationship obtaining among some tribal peoples between a nephew and his maternal uncle 2. : authority of a man over his sister s family affairs but… … Useful english dictionary
the avunculate — Anthropology the special relationship in some societies between a man and his sister s son. → avunculate … English new terms dictionary
Avunculism — or avunculurism or avunculate is a custom in some societies where the mother s brothers are very important in inheritance or in children s upbringing.The term avunculate is a technical term used in kinship anthropology to describe relationship… … Wikipedia
residence — /rez i deuhns/, n. 1. the place, esp. the house, in which a person lives or resides; dwelling place; home: Their residence is in New York City. 2. a structure serving as a dwelling or home, esp. one of large proportion and superior quality: They… … Universalium
Darwinian anthropology — describes an approach to anthropological analysis which employs various theories from darwinian evolutionary biology. Whilst there are a number of areas of research that can come under this broad description (Marks, 2004) some specific… … Wikipedia
Romance (love) — Romance is a general term that refers to a celebration of life often through art, music and the attempt to express love with words or deeds. [ Cambridge Advanced Learner s Dictionary; Love 101 : To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong… … Wikipedia