Synonyms for agnates


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

Top 10 synonyms for agnates Other synonyms for the word agnates

Définition of agnates

  • As in relative : noun member of a family
  • As in kinsman : noun relative
  • As in kinswoman : noun relative
  • As in consanguinity : noun family relationship
Example sentences :
  • All this is easily understood by a modern; but who are the Agnates?
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • On the day of the funeral, all the agnates shave their heads.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • The other agnates then do the same, and proceed in Indian file, males in front and females in the rear, to the corpse.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • On the following day, all the old pots are thrown away, and the agnates eat rice cooked with margosa (Melia Azadirachta) leaves.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • A meal, called pithapona (bitter food), consisting of rice and margosa (Melia Azadirachta) leaves, is partaken of by agnates only.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • All the agnates should be present on the tenth day, and perform tharpana (oblations of water).
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • The period of death pollution is eleven days, and the agnates are freed from it by a bath on the eleventh day.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • On the eleventh day, all the agnates bathe, and are touched with ghī (clarified butter) as a sign of purification.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston
  • But the descendants of such persons will only be Agnates, if they satisfy the conditions which have just been described.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Law » by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
  • If there were no children, the estate passed to the agnates, and in default of agnates, to the gentiles of the deceased owner.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Society » by Lewis Henry Morgan
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