What does appertain mean?
The definition of appertain
Ap`per*tain”, v. i.
[imp. & p. p. Appertained; p. pr. & vb. n.Appertaining.]
Etym: [OE. apperteinen, apertenen, OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad + pertinere to reach to, belong. See Pertain.]

To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate. Things appertaining to this life. Hooker. Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth. Lev. vi. 5.