The evolution of kinship terminologies

@article{Allen1989TheEO,
  title={The evolution of kinship terminologies},
  author={N. Allen},
  journal={Lingua},
  year={1989},
  volume={77},
  pages={173-185}
}
Abstract Kinship terminologies lend themselves better than most lexical domains to the analysis of semantic structure, but the problem is complicated by the links between terminology and other social phenomena. Theories about world-historical trends in the structure of terminologies go back to 1871, but their status remains controversial. The different structures can ideally be characterised by the types of equation and discrimination made among kin-types, and it is proposed here that the… Expand
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