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symmetric relation

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A binary relation ∼ on a set S is symmetric if, for all a and b in S, whenever ab then ba.

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The Dyirbal kinship system

R. M. W. Dixon.

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders

May 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 7586 words.

Speakers of Dyirbal have an unusual (and possibly unique) kinship system. Marriage takes place with someone not from ego’s own generation but a generation above or below. A cross-cousin...

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