English to Afrikaans Meaning :: paterfamilias

Paterfamilias :
paterfamilias
- paterfamiliaspaterfamiliases
 

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Noun(1) the male head of family or tribe

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(1) Many men still think about fatherhood in terms of the paterfamilias , or traditional father.(2) In the old civic code, the wife was nothing but an accessory to the work of the citizen and paterfamilias .(3) Late in the film, we discover that the paterfamilias has a gay brother.(4) at the meal, the story of the Passover is told by the paterfamilias(5) Like women and slaves, children were the property of the paterfamilias and could be sold or abandoned, as girls often were.(6) In fact I think it's kind of cute, in a Victorian paterfamilias kinda way.(7) I know that this is changing, particularly among the better-off and better-educated, but many a Bulgarian father, it seems, is still rather like the paterfamilias of old.(8) But the legitimization of the traditional family provided by the paterfamilias doctrine was reaffirmed by conservative courts through a doctrine of ÔÇÿfamily autonomyÔÇÖ in the 1920s.(9) He's a garrulous paterfamilias who has somehow picked up the incongruous metropolitan affectation of a stubby cigarette holder.(10) The sweet sounds of the banjo are replaced by the elderly paterfamilias , who starts to play a mouth organ.(11) Beneath these specific demands, however, and colouring all of them, was a passionate desire to destroy the authority of the paterfamilias .(12) The current movie is about a family named Baker, of which the paterfamilias is a small-time college football coach, and the mother is a homemaker.(13) On being asked how they did it, the paterfamilias commented that it was the inevitable result of coming from two covenanted peoples.(14) The paterfamilias or head of the family had the right, in theory at least, to execute summarily any member, including in primis his slaves.(15) There is a law of persons, or the family, which reflects Roman family life, with the paterfamilias , the wife and children, and the slaves.(16) Siva, the paterfamilias , is not present, but his picture, often along with that of other deities, is portrayed in the decorative designs above the image.
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(1) paterfamilias ::
paterfamilias
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Noun
1. patriarch ::
patriarg
Different Forms
paterfamilias, paterfamiliases
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