Patterns of sibling terminology

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 7 Published In Pages: 1-24
By Murdock, George Peter


According to Pan's hypothesis, sibling terminology should exert a strong influence on the pattern of cousin terminology, producing marked correlations between these two subsets of kinship terminology (13-14)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Comparison of raw scoresNot SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Type Of Cousin TerminologyAssociationKinship Terminology
Type Of Sibling TerminologyAssociationKinship Terminology