He said pen was an abandoned criminal.
The cruel man abandoned his wife and child.
The tellico project must be abandoned.
Therefore, the reason why houji was abandoned was not that his father was unknown, or he had to accept the experiment of totem ritual, but that he was born " egg - like " ( wrapped in afterbirth ), a rare and hoodooing phenomenon at the time
當時盛行普那路亞婚（即外婚制） ，民「知母不知父」 ，因而後稷被其母姜?拋棄，既不是因為他無父而生，也不是因為他要接受圖騰儀式的考驗，而是因為他出生時「胎生如卵」 （帶胞生） ，形體異常，古人以為妖異而不祥，所以被拋棄。
Several lingayat practices, now largely abandoned, such as the remarriage of widows and the burial of the dead, are deliberately antinomian