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Usage examples for exogamous

  1. The Dwaras seem to have no special purpose, but in the case of Bairagis who marry, they now serve as exogamous sections, so that members of the same Dwara do not intermarry. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. It will be necessary, therefore, to deal with the two principal signs of alleged Arunta progress, male descent and the exogamous classes. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  3. If we begin, however, with a clear understanding that it is not a part of the machinery of exogamous grouping, but an independent growth of its own, we shall have gained an important point, for the contrary opinion has very often obscured the issue and prevented research in the right direction. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  4. As stated from Benares, the exogamous rule is that a man cannot marry in his own section, and he cannot marry a girl whose father's or mother's section is the same as that of either his father or mother. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  5. If he is wise he will realise that the food ought to contain a proper quantity of both proteids and amygdaloids, and, while avoiding a nitrogenous breakfast, should see to it that he obtains sufficient of what is albuminous and exogamous to prevent his breakfast from becoming monotonous. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  6. Like the other tribes they are divided into exogamous totem clans; descent is traced only through the women. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  7. They live in communal dwellings, and are divided into exogamous totem clans. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  8. At present seven gotras or exogamous divisions appear to have been formed in the caste with the names of Pachbhaiya, Chhahri, Kalkhor, Bachhawat, Dhanawat, Bhainsa and Limuan. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  9. They have exogamous sections, and marriage is prohibited within the section and also between first cousins. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  10. There remain the exogamous classes. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  11. According to the latter, exogamous tribes can choose their women only from other tribes. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  12. All these are now separate exogamous septs. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  13. Now in both these cases, where we have apparently penetrated to the most primitive conditions, we are also brought up abruptly against conditions which are not primitive, namely, the exogamous class system, and we are bound to conclude that this class system thus shows itself to be an intruding force which has not, however, been strong enough to quite obliterate the older forces of hostile marriage- capture and mother- right society. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  14. As already stated, the exogamous divisions of the Bhunjias are derived from those of the Gonds. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  15. Therefore we must hold it to be beyond dispute that among exogamous races the first system of kinship was that which recognized blood- ties through mothers only. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  16. Marriage within the exogamous section and also with first cousins is forbidden, though in some places the union of a sister's son with a brother's daughter is permitted. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
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