Origin of adat
Examples from the Web for adat
Some also say they see changes afoot among the Minangkabau that may be weakening the adat system.
The "adat," or law which cannot be changed, was fostered by religion.Letters of a Javanese Princess|Raden Adjeng Kartini
A man married by ambel-anak may redeem himself and family on payment of the jujur and adat of a virgin before-mentioned.
If a younger sister be first married, the husband pays six dollars, adat pelalu, for passing over the elder.
The adat paid to the girl's friends has usually been twelve dollars.