(10) A man cannot acquire a "Noa" until
he has passed through the ceremony of

(11) The relation of Noa is always superior
to that of Piraūrū when the two coexist
or come in conflict; thus when sleeping
in a camp the two who are Noa to each other
lie next to each other and the female Piraūrū
next to them; two men who were Piraūrū
to the same woman would when all
three were in a camp occupy the same
hut; the woman would share the food she
collected with both; but the elder male
Piraūrū might claim her from
the younger one.

(12) The children of the woman who is Noa
take precedence of the children of the
woman who is Piraūrū - the father being
the same; but very frequently the women
say they are ignorant which one is the
father or do not admit there is only
one father. But where a woman had
a Noa and also a Piraūrū and
had a child by the former, it would
call the Noa and Piraūrū both
Appiri (father) but would distinguish
the former as Appiri murla (real father)
and the latter as Appiri waka-waka
(little father).

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