the native law traditional in Indonesia.
Contemporary Examples

Some also say they see changes afoot among the Minangkabau that may be weakening the adat system.
Islam’s Secret Feminists Danielle Shapiro September 3, 2011

Historical Examples

A man married by ambel-anak may redeem himself and family on payment of the jujur and adat of a virgin before-mentioned.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

The adat paid to the girl’s friends has usually been twelve dollars.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

The “adat,” or law which cannot be changed, was fostered by religion.
Letters of a Javanese Princess Raden Adjeng Kartini

If a younger sister be first married, the husband pays six dollars, adat pelalu, for passing over the elder.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden


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