concubine

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A slave-girl for sexual service prominent in all ancient cultures
Signifies a relationship where the male is the dominant partner, socially and economically
A woman attached to a man solely for reproduction, and who cares for the resulting children without any romantic relationship
A woman kept by a man who is high in hierarchial society in addition to his wives, e.g in the imperial harem or within a household
A woman who lives with a man, but who is not a wife
a woman residing in a harem and kept, as by a sultan or an Emperor, for sexual purposes
{n} a kept mistress
A wife of inferior condition; a lawful wife, but not united to the man by the usual ceremonies, and of inferior condition
Their children were not heirs of their father
a woman who cohabits with an important man
a woman residing in a harem and kept, as by a sultan, for sexual purposes
In former times, a concubine was a woman who lived with and had a sexual relationship with a man of higher social rank without being married to him. a woman in the past who lived with and had sex with a man who already had a wife or wives, but who was socially less important than the wives (concubina, from com- ( COM-) + cubare )
A woman who cohabits with a man without being his wife; a paramour
Such were Hagar and Keturah, the concubines of Abraham; and such concubines were allowed by the Roman laws
{i} mistress, kept woman; secondary wife (in cultures which allow more that one wife)
concubines
women contracted to a man as sexual partners
concubine

    Silbentrennung

    con·cu·bine

    Türkische aussprache

    känkyıbayn

    Aussprache

    /ˈkänkyəˌbīn/ /ˈkɑːnkjəˌbaɪn/

    Etymologie

    [ 'kä[ng]-kyu-"bIn, 'kä ] (noun.) 14th century. Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin concubīna, equivalent to concub- (variant stem of concumbō (“to lie together”)) + feminine suffix -īna.

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