Nosciture a Sociis Rule

Nosciture a Sociis Rule, By the application of this rule, where two or more words which are susceptible of analogous meaning are coupled together, they are understood to be used in their cognate sense and they take their colour from each other, the meaning of the more general being restricted to a sense analogous to… Continue reading Nosciture a Sociis Rule

Ejusdem Generis Rule

Ejusdem Generis Rule closely linked with the contextual approach to the interpretation of words. where particular words are followed by general words, the general words are interpreted restrictively to have a meaning that is of the same kind or genus as the preceding ones already particularized. see the case of Nasr V. Bowan. In this… Continue reading Ejusdem Generis Rule