Of the six divisions referred to, the Udayas and Toreyas are endogamous, but intermarriage is permissible between the other four.
These divisions were once endogamous, but this distinction has now disappeared.
But in the first place, this assertion of an endogamous gens must be proven.
They have two endogamous sub-divisions, called Kodi and Peringala.
The least doubt in the strictly independent existence of exogamous and endogamous tribes was considered a frivolous sacrilege.
Thus Lord Avebury writes, 'some races which are endogamous as regards the tribe, are yet exogamous as regards the gens.'
Though considered higher than all other sub-divisions of Nambūtiris, they form, with the Ādhyas, an endogamous community.
The caste is divided into two or three endogamous sections of territorial origin.
The caste is divided into two endogamous sections, called Bodo (big) and Sanno (little).
They split into endogamous castes, each of which pursues its own interests at the expense of other castes.
endogamy en·dog·a·my (ěn-dŏg'ə-mē)
Reproduction by the fusion of gametes of similar ancestry.
Marriage within a particular group in accordance with custom or law.