a. related by marriage.

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  • affinal — ⇒AFFINAL, ALE, AUX, adj. et subst. MUS. (Qui est) voisin de ce qui est à la fin. 1. Emploi adj. : • 1. ... les [modes] affinaux [sont] ceux qui se terminent par les lettres du tétrachorde des affinales... Dom JUMILHAC, La Science du plain chant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Affinal — Af*fi nal, a. [L. affinis.] Related by marriage; from the same source. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affinal — /a fuyn l, euh fuyn l, af uyn l/, adj. related by or concerning marriage. [1600 10; < L affin(is) a relative + AL1. See AFFINITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • affinal — adjective Of a family relationship by marriage of a relative (or through affinity), as opposed to consanguinity; in law …   Wiktionary

  • affinal — adj. referring to marriage; related by marriage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • affinal — [ə fʌɪn(ə)l] adjective Anthropology concerning or having a family relationship by marriage. Origin C19: from L. affinis (see affinity) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • affinal — af·fi·nal …   English syllables

  • affinal — adjective (anthropology) related by marriage • Syn: ↑affine • Similar to: ↑related • Derivationally related forms: ↑affinity (for: ↑affine), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • affinal relative —   Inoa. Cf. in laws …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • СВОДНЫЙ — (affinal) (в семейных связях) являющийся результатом брака, например, тесть/зять сводная связь, а сын/ отец связь происхождения. См. Родство …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

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