46 If The Deceased Should Leave Children Who Are Under Age

their share

of the inheritance must be entrusted to a reliable individual 27

The word amin, translated in this paragraph as reliable individual and

trustee, conveys in Arabic a wide range of meanings connected

principally with the idea of trustworthiness, but signifying also such

qualities as reliability, loyalty, faithfulness, uprightness, honesty, and

so forth. Used in legal parlance amin denotes, among other things, a

trustee, guarantor, custodian, guardian, and keeper.

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