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Definition of the noun agnation
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noun - plural: agnations
- line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family
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by William Alexander Hunter
Agnation is the fictitious tie of blood produced through the existence of the patria potestas. Two persons are agnates in respect of each other, when they are so related that if the person through whom they are connected were alive together ...
The Gift of Kinship (1988)
Structure and Practice in Maring Social Organization by Edward LiPuma
Agnation and local group formation Agnation is the point of reference from which practice defines the principles of local group formation. What complicates local group formation, and what has proven difficult for analysis to master, is that ...
Women Creating Patrilyny (2004)
Gender and Environment in West Africa by Audrey Smedley
agnation is a statement of structural principles that have to do with the organization of the total society in relation to its major resources. It is an accurate statement about relationships in which property is held in a state of relative permanence.
Bangwa Kinship and Marriage (1972)
by Robert Brain
Agnation is an important Bangwa concept and a casual observer might term them a 'patrilineal' people. Continuity in the male line is stressed: from the patriarchal compound with its multiple titles which are passed from father to ...
The Family in Ancient Rome (1987)
New Perspectives by Beryl Rawson
Agnation is an artificial concept: adoption and manus bring people under potestas, adoption, manus and emancipatio take people out of potestas. Sui heredes become heirs to equal portions (per stirpes) irrespective of sex. So far as women ...
Justinian's Institutes (1987)
by Justinian I (Emperor of the East)
Agnation is a creature of the law.
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AGNATION, n. Jg-nd'ahun, direct descent from the same father in the male line. Aonyrro, a. (lg-'ndt'ik, descent in the male line. AGNATE, in Law: a person related through the fatherfas a cognate is a person related through the mother.
See AGNATION. Agrzati stand contradistinguished from Cognati, which include also the semales descended from the same father.
A Dictionary of Sociology (2009)
by John Scott, Gordon Marshall
agnate ( agnation) In Roman law, agnati were a group of males and females who were related through a common ancestor, and thus came under a single family authority.
Dictionary of Commercial, Financial and Legal Terms / Dictionnaire des Termes Commerciaux, Financiers et Juridiques / Wörterbuch der Handels-, Finanz- und Rechtssprache (2012)
agnation fl blood relationship on the father's side; agnation ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2N1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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