Patrilineal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Patrilineal

pertaining to the father’s lineage

Examples of Patrilineal in a sentence

Since Patty was born to a single mother, she was unaware of her patrilineal health problems.  🔊

After analyzing the patrilineal descent on the family tree, the young woman realized that her great-grandfather was Swedish.  🔊

Since they are a patrilineal society, the Pueblos can be traced through their ancestors on the male side of their family.  🔊

With a patrilineal society, it was almost impossible to find any information about my mother’s ancestors.  🔊

Based on their culture, the tribe would use a strict patrilineal inheritance so that only the boys could get any of their family’s fortune and assets.  🔊

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