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  • Khasty And Women : Development Of The Law On Property

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    Development of the law on property The fundamental precepts have largely influenced the customary laws of the Khasis on the use, application, transfer and alienation of property and wealth among Khasis. Analysing from both angles of ascription vis-à-vis achievement of women in Khasimatriliny we found that i. The rule of matrilineal descent is intact without any structural change ii. domestic decision of women is restrictive, male members have an upper hand (iii) Religious authority within indigenous

  • Khasi Is A Matrilineal System

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    inheritance of property and/or titles. In a matrilineal descent system an individual is considered to belong to the same descent group as her or his mother (Chacko, 1998). According to (A. Q. Lyngdoh & Nongkynrih, 2015) they stated that in the original Khasi matrilineal system constitutes of the kni (maternal uncle) as the centre of authority and economy, and the kni’s sister with her children from a father from another clan, who has nothing to do with this family except procreation. In this system, the

  • The Oral Tradition Of Khasi

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    tradition as opposed to oral transmission, the reason being that the language in focus is Khasi. Khasi belongs to the Austroasiatic language family, a large language family of continental Southeast Asia, also scattered throughout India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the southern border of China. The name Austroasiatic comes from the Latin words for "south" and "Asia", hence "South Asia". Although most of the 865,000

  • Matrilineal System Of The Khasi

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    Introduction The Khasi is one of the tribes living in Meghalaya state of North-East India. This tribe draws much attention of the sociologists, because this tribe practices matrilineal system characterized in terms of marriage, inheritance of property and matrilocal post-marital residence and other social relations. This is rare in other society. It is commonly believed that the status of women in matrilineal society is higher as compared to that of patrilineal society. This can be seen in terms

  • Case Study: The Khasi Matrilineal System

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    the Khasi matrilineal society is also undergoing change, these changes may caused by the internal change or external change, consequently with change there is always a shift which maybe positive and as well negative. Looking at the current scenario of the Khasis where it is on the transitional change affecting or challenging the system itself, the researcher would like to address and study these issues. The Khasis being one of the most sophisticated tribe of North East India, the Khasis dwell

  • The Role of Culture in English Language Teaching: a Case Study of Schools of the Khasi Community in Semi-Urban Areas.

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    The Role of Culture in English Language Teaching: A Case Study of Schools of the Khasi Community in Semi-urban Areas. Introduction English Language is traditionally viewed as a code made up of words and a series of rules that connect them together. Language learning here, involves only vocabulary learning, and the rules for constructing ‘proper’ sentences. In most schools in Meghalaya, grammar is being taught at a very early age and students are expected to understand complex idiomatic

  • The Why Axis Summary

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    Intro: The Why Axis, written by behavioral economists Uri Gneezy and John List, introduce alternative experimentation to facilitate a deeper understanding of why everyday people behave in the way they do. This book attempts to illustrate the real underlying motivation of humans by using real world field tests/experimentations on people who are unaware they are being studied. One key discovery in this book is that self-interest lies at the root of human motivation. Once Gneezy and List establish what

  • The Effect Of Secretion Of Abh Antigens And Other Body Secretions Can Be Identified By Using Serological Technique

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    65% AB group. 95.5% of the study population was ABH secretor and 4.5% was non-secretor. OBJECTIVE The objective of the present study is to determine the prevalent of secretor status in body fluid (saliva) collected from the people residing in East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya. The aim of this study is to generate a bio data on genetically distribution of Secretor status and Non-secretor status respected to the individual blood type for the forensic significant that will help the forensic scientist

  • The Interdependence Of Folklore

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    of mouth from generation to generation. Folk literature is still popular among the Khasis and is treated as an important piece of their tradition. Folk literature includes both narrative and non-narrative forms, where narrative is found both in prose and in verse forms. In Meghalaya, there are a few folklore narratives, which have been adapted and reconstructed into films. The first folklore film to be made in Khasi was ‘Manik Raitong’ or “Manik the Wretched”. The story of “U Manik Raitong” is found

  • Essay On Meghalaya

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    Have you ever dreamt of a place with green-carpeted mountains, natural landscapes and the sound of serene raindrops? If your answer is yes than Meghalaya is your absolute dreamland. The Sanskrit word “Meghalaya” is defined as “Abode of Clouds”. A small state in the lap of northeastern part of the India, which is blessed with natural beauty, green carpeted mountains and landscapes. These factors make Meghalaya picturesque destination that attracts tourists from India and all around the world. Do

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