Synonyms for agnate

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ag-neyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæg neɪt

Définition of agnate

  • adj kindred
Example sentences :
  • A man may not marry the widow of his brother, or of an agnate.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • Failing an agnate, a member of the gens of the dead man is to inherit.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2 » by Various
  • When the father died, the nearest male of kin, even though declared unqualified as an agnate, came in as guardian.
  • Extract from : « Woman under socialism » by August Bebel
  • (a) If a free person is abducted, the fine shall be divided equally between his agnate and cognate heirs and the treasury.
  • Extract from : « Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion » by Najeeb M. Saleeby
  • In Korea, for instance, he can only adopt an agnate and one of a lower generation than his own.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of the Far East » by Percival Lowell

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