Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Marriage Terminology

Endogamy.............marriage between members of a group or lineage
Exogamy...............marriage between members of different groups or lineages
Deuterogamy........a second marriage after the termination of the first
Hypergamy..........marriage into an equal or higher social group
Heterogamy.........marriage between different social backgrounds
Cenogamy.............group marriage between two or more men and two or more women
Homogamy...........marriage within a shared social background
Monogamy............having one spouse
Adelphogamy.......marriage between brothers and sisters
Digamy..................a second marriage after the death of a spouse
Hierogamy............a sacred marriage (e.g. that between Europa and Zeus)
Pantagamy...........where members of a community are regarded as intermarried

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