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Problem Set No. 1 – Iban Genealogies & Kin Terms

 

 

Genealogy No. 1 – What should A call B, and vice versa? apai/apai

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Genealogy No. 2 – What should B call A? apai

What should C call A? apai

What should C call G? menyadi

What should D call G, and vice versa? anak/apai

What should E call G, and vice versa? anak/indai

What should F call G, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

 

Genealogy No. 3 – What should A call E, and vice versa? indai/anak

What should B call D, and vice versa? apai/anak

What should C call D and E, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

 

Genealogy No. 4 – What does A call C, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

What does D call C, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

What does D call A, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

What does D call B, and vice versa? menyadi/menyadi

 

Genealogy No. 5 – Why is the marriage of A and B regarded as incestuous?

 

because they have the same grandparents—a common ancestor in the direct line within the 2nd degree which makes them cousins (blood related within the 4th degree)