ambilanak

ambilanak
\\|ambə|länə(k)\ adjective
Etymology: Malay ambil-anak, from ambil taking over + anak child
: of or relating to a form of Malayan marriage especially in Sumatra where the husband in lieu of a bride-price enters the wife's family, has no property right in children or wife, and may be dismissed by her father

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • ambilanak — am·bil·anak …   English syllables

  • ambilian — (ˈ)am|bilyən, lēən adjective Etymology: Malay ambil anak + English ian : ambilanak …   Useful english dictionary

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