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agnate

[′ag‚nāt]
(biology)
Related exclusively through male descent.
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Thus, a variation between two agnate types of construals, such as active versus passive, as in (3)-(6), applies to a group of expressions that are enate.
I have related elsewhere an example where informants could not accept as a true agnate a man with whom their genealogical connection could only be reasoned indirectly (Burton 1997:3).
Group members are required to guarantee repayment on behalf of each other in case of default, and must exclude the following category of agnate or affine relatives: mother/daughter; sisters; and mother-in-law/daughter-in-law i.
The division of an estate follows a two-step process in which the qualifying "sharers" take their Qur'anic entitlements, then the closest surviving agnate inherits whatever remains.
He would then change classes and take the remainder as Residuary because he is the agnate relative closest in degree to the deceased, excluding all collaterals.
Notably absent is any maintenance obligation between siblings, much less one that involves an individual's wider agnate group ('atsaba).
A few interesting ones not in the above lists: AGNATE / IGNITE, ASTHMA / ISTHMI, BOOTHBAY (ME) / SOOTHSAY, DOWNSIDE / TOWNSITE, ELOPE / SLOPS, FREIHEIT (TX) / FRESHEST, LEGLESS / REGRESS, LINE COULEE (MT) / PINE COUPEE (LA), PIKE LAKE (WI) / PINE LANE (NJ).
Thus, as opposed to the author of the Mitaksara, Jimutavahana is firmly of the opinion that the principle that immediately allows agnate members of the joint family any proprietary claims on the basis of their birth should not hold sway in the law of ownership and inheritance; what is decisive, rather, is the "sapinda" status, which ensures to family members their rights on the basis of spiritual acts for a deceased relative (parvanasraddha)--only after the latter's death, to be sure.
QANG averred that he didn't know why his deceased paternal relative would hold some grudge against him and emphasised that they are of two different latice segments, which is to say that as an agnate this father is distant.
The most popular of all themes is a particular type of current event, the "honor crime" in which, typically, an unchaste woman is killed by a male agnate.