kinsperson


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a person having kinship with another or others

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the faithful and proactive disciple) and indigenous ideas of the dutiful kinsperson, enables converts to strengthen their connection to close kin.
It is certain that not all members of the group of a 'close' kinsperson were necessarily classified as close.
This kinsperson could not be someone who 'shared the same blood and flesh' as the chief, i.
Appointing his (Nawaz Sharif's) kinspersons as members of JIT may serve his malicious aims fully", he said adding that he may go head.
individual rights of kinspersons than the Euro-American traditions do.
Because the rhetoric on subjectivity posits it to stem from substances shared between kinspersons and transmitted from generation to generation, Men of the Speech of Tobacco (as well as men with less glorified relationships of mutual concern and support) could to some extent be supposed to think/feel towards each other what their fathers felt towards each other, and to act accordingly.
A critical appraisal of the attitudes of the different kinspersons to a newly wed young woman reveals that they range from very good in cases of the fathers- and grandmothers-in-law, to most unwanted in the case of mothers, brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Table 1: Situation with 27 newly wed ladies (90%) Parameters [right arrow] Normal Unusual Irritating Kinspersons [down arrow] Father-in-law [check] Mother-in-law [check] Husband [check] Brother-in-law [check] Sister-in-law [check] Grandmother-in-law [check] Table 2: Situation with newly wed ladies (10%) Parameters [right arrow] Normal Unusual Irritating Kinspersons [down arrow] Father-in-law [check] Mother-in-law [check] Husband [check] Brother-in-law [check] Sister-in-law [check] Grandmother-in-law [check]
But this group of people could in fact be: (a) a family, (b) kinspersons other than the family, (c) a neighbourhood, (d) a town or a city, (e) an ethnic group, (f) a nation, or (g) people of the same profession.
14) This might have been at least initially a device for the offspring of Angolan-born members to participate in the sodalities with their parents and kinspersons, so that the sodalities might represent the interests of such persons of Angolan descent.
Already by 1845 chiefs complained to officials that their authority was being undermined by younger kinspersons, and there is some evidence that government policy selectively promoted this thereafter (Rutherford 1961:229).