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Agnates, verb classes and the meaning of construals.
agnates, their spouses, and Nautiborn non-agnatic close kin); two extended families originating at Kanakaimaknga and connected to the women, with 64 and 12 members, have settled with them at Nauti since the 1950s.
4) The other group comprises agnates, arranged in a series of hierarchical classes.
208) For example, in case of the death of a father, an unmarried or divorced daughter will have the right to care and maintenance by her male agnate relatives.
These differences are generally held to align with the difference between what Mithun (1984) called "Type II" and "Type III" incorporation: in Type II incorporation, "the N loses its syntactic status as a distinct argument of the clause," while in Type III it is still a distinct argument, can be modified by external material, has nonincorporated agnates and so forth.
Hallaq claims that this reform is disingenuous because, "In the fiqh corpus, the guardianship of the senior male agnate amounted to a representational right whereby the interests of the family and the group would be considered together with the marital interests of the ward" (p.
ahiri, and Ibadi law because of their distinct features, particularly the rejection of the principles, generally accepted in non-Shi I law, of awl "proportional reduction," whereby inheritance shares are reduced proportionally if the sum of the fixed shares allotted exceeds the total inheritance, and ta sib "agnation," whereby residual funds are distributed among the agnate relatives (asabah) of the deceased.
The deceased's closest agnate, Amalyce, also claimed that he didn't know where they were.
If the guardian who is the nearest agnate asks his ward's permission and she is aware of the bridegroom's identity and of the bride price's value, then if she keeps silent, or smiles, or laughs not in order to mock or cries silently, it is considered as though her consent has been given.
While land was inherited patrilineally and usually by males, a woman could be given land by an agnate (her father, usually).