Sentence Examples

  • As in some other Pacific islands, when a son is born the chiefship passes to him, but the father continues to govern as regent.
  • While Dost Mahommed held Kabul, Kandahar became temporarily a sort of independent chiefship under two or three of his brothers.
  • A decisive " moment " in the evolution of chiefship is the recognition of hereditary mana, bound up as this is with the handing on of ceremonies and cult-objects.
  • Chiefship is quite unrecognized, except on the Keriwina Islands.

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