endogamy vs inmarriage what difference

what is difference between endogamy and inmarriage

English

Etymology

endo- +‎ -gamy; compare inmarriage.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛnˈdɒɡəmi/

Noun

endogamy (usually uncountable, plural endogamies)

  1. The practice of marrying or requiring to marry within one’s own ethnic, religious, or social group.
    • 1995, Isabel Fonseca, Bury Me Standing, Vintage 2007, p. 24:
      Far from suggesting a demoralized culture, endogamy here seemed the mark of a buoyantly confident group, settled in their skin and not needing outsiders.
  2. (biology) the fusion of two related gametes.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Related terms

  • endogamous

Translations



English

Etymology

in- +‎ marriage; compare endogamy.

Noun

inmarriage (countable and uncountable, plural inmarriages)

  1. Marrying inside one’s own ethnic, religious, or social group.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Antonyms

  • outmarriage
  • See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

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