Polygamy is a marriage that includes more than two partners.
Presumed common or joint ownership (defined above) is, by law, the default property regime for marital couples unless otherwise stated in law. That is, all property acquired after marriage is presumed to be the common or joint ownership of the married couple unless it fits into a legal exception.
Personal law is a body or collection of laws dealing with an individual and his or her family.
Patrilocal means located at or centered around the residence of the husband’s family or people.
Patrilineal means tracing descent through the paternal line.