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These names could be patronymic (from the father), matronymic (from the mother), or neither; the specific relevant categories consist of patronymic female-specific, matronymic female-specific, matronymic male-specific, matronymic gender-neutral, and female-specific but neither patronymic nor matronymic.
Patronymic Female-Specific Surnames (Father-Daughter)
Yet the fact that the bride's personal name is rarely mentioned but only her patronymic emphasizes the societal aspect of this event.
That these Vedic forms are not hypocoristics to compound names or denominatives to appellatives, but should rather be identified with the Iranian forms above and interpreted as patronymic or pro-patronymic formations or as patronymics/pro-patronymics that have come to be used as proper names (34) is made clear by RV bhrgavana-.
11a), daivavata- (:devavata-) to circumstances these vrddhi adjectives serve as regular patronymics, and the default assumption must be that bhrgavana- and the other -ana- forms above once had this functions also.
US sarrim in 162: 18, sarram in 162: 30, muttassunu ugallibusunu in 162: 32, ul iturruma in 162: 35, and various titles and patronymics to the PNs in 162: 42-46.
These are followed by listings of persons from undatable texts, and then fathers' (or mothers') names followed by grandfathers' names, and so on, as drawn from the patronymics of the primary referents.
2[prime]) occurs in the patronymic where the personal name is lost; the second citation (U.
when appointed Minister of Education under Wang Mang's regency, "Jun looked up to heaven and sighed, `it is my wish to be a Han ghost; I am unable to serve two different patronymics (i.
when appointed Minister of Education under Wang Mang's regency, "Jun looked up to heaven and sighed, 'it is my wish to be a Han ghost; I am unable to serve two different patronymics (i.
To Jackson's list of patronymics not preceded by bn 'son' (e.