The existence of the classificatory system is not an entirely novel discovery.
The classificatory systems of Oceania vary greatly in character.
When we pass beyond these, however, our terms are no whit more descriptive than those of the classificatory system.
He asks, What duties or rights are affected by the relationships comprised in the classificatory system?
Giri is a classificatory distinction of one of the ten ancient Swami branches.
All those peoples who use the classificatory system are capable of such exact description of relationship as I have mentioned.
Mr. McLennan was in error in maintaining that the classificatory system concerned terms of address alone.
Secondly, the classificatory system has several features which would follow naturally from such a condition of sexual communism.
It is not necessary to have an expert knowledge of the classificatory system.
Only in such a tribe, which cannot be primitive, is the classificatory system of naming sets of people necessary.
classification clas·si·fi·ca·tion (klās'ə-fĭ-kā'shən)
A systematic arrangement into classes or groups.
The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
The systematic grouping of organisms according to the structural or evolutionary relationships among them. Organisms are normally classified by observed similarities in their body and cell structure or by evolutionary relationships based on the analysis of sequences of their DNA. See more at cladistics, Linnean. See Table at taxonomy.