Parapherna
Parapherna Par`a*pher"na, n. pl. [L.] (Rom. Law) The property of a woman which, on her marriage, was not made a part of her dower, but remained her own. [1913 Webster]

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  • PARAPHERNA — vox Graeca, ex παρὰ et φέρνη, ea quaepraeter dotis causam viris deferuntur, seu res uxoris extra dotem constitutae, vel res, quas uxor in domo mariti in usu habet. Ulpianus in l. 9. §. 2. ff. de iurs Dot. Galli peculium appellant. Nobile exemplum …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Paraphérna — (griech., Bona paraphernalia, Paraphernalgut) hieß früher das Sondervermögen der Ehefrau, das in ihrem ausschließlichen Eigentum verblieb und nur der Verwaltung des Ehemanns unterstand …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • parapherna — par·a·pher·na …   English syllables

  • parapherna — /paerafarna/ In the civil law, goods brought by wife to husband over and above her dowry (dos) …   Black's law dictionary

  • parapherna — Same as paraphernalia …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • parapherna — ˌparəˈfərnə noun plural Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from para para (I) + phernē dowry; akin to Greek pherein to carry more at bear Roman & civil law …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paraphernalia — Par a*pher*na li*a, n. pl. [LL. paraphernalia bona, fr. L. parapherna, pl., parapherna, Gr. ?; para beside + ? a bride s dowry, fr. fe rein to bring. See 1st {Bear}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Law) Something reserved to a wife, over and above her dower …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Donora Hillard — (October 19, 1982, northeastern Pennsylvania) is an American educator and writer.She is the author of Romance (Maverick Duck Press, 2008), Bone Cages (BlazeVox [books] , 2007), and Parapherna (dancing girl press, 2006). Her fiction, lyric memoir …   Wikipedia

  • paraphernal — paraphernal, ale, aux [ parafɛrnal, o ] adj. • 1575; biens parapharnelz XVe; bas lat. paraphernalis, du gr. parapherna « à côté de la dot » ♦ Anc. dr. Se disait des biens d une femme mariée, qui ne faisaient pas partie de la dot. ⊗ CONTR. Dotal.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • parafernă — PARAFÉRNĂ, paraferne, s.f. Avere care aparţine soţiei căsătorite în regim dotal şi asupra căreia soţia îşi păstrează drepturile de administrare şi de folosinţă. – Din ngr. paráferna. Trimis de valeriu, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PARAFÉRNĂ s.… …   Dicționar Român

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