In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stand)andason a bier — en andas
- It would be conducted around a bier of wreaths and a serviceman's hat, with a firing party with heads bowed and a chaplain to read the words from the military burial service.
- She thrust the torch into the funeral bier and watched as the fire caught and spread on the dry wood.
- When he died of cancer, a hundred thousand mourners viewed his bier.
- He lay on a bier under a simple crucifix with his bishop's staff under his arm.
- The closest this sublime chimera ever came to being realized was during the days when his body lay on its bier.
- She knelt before the bier and bent her head down.
- His disciples and many animals gathered around the bier to mourn his passing.
- After the funeral ceremony, the body is carried on an iron bier on foot to the tower, by an even number of corpse bearers.
- Family men, in turns, carried the bier in procession from the ashram to the waiting van for the 20-mile drive to the crematorium in the town.
- But on the bed, his city clothes are laid out like a corpse on its bier.
- Four silent soldiers with bowed heads stood at each corner of the bier.
- He took one final, loving look at his father's serene face and bowed in most profound respect to the body on the bier.
- My beloved Elisabeta lay on the same bier where she had wept for me only four nights prior.
- They found a bier in the hall and candles burning, and were taken into an inner room to murmur condolences.
- But this time it is a disaster for the travelers, who are carrying a dead man on a bier to his tomb in his homeland.
- And I'd have wanted to join the long queue of people waiting to file past the bier at Westminster.
- The body is carried to the grave in an open bier, followed by the funeral party, which is all male.
- But if he thought the gloss had been taken off his status as a global celebrity he might have been gratified to learn that after his death the procession that followed his funeral bier was more than half a mile long.
- ‘Lift the bier, and send our comrades to the bosom of the water, to be safe forever,’ she said in ritual.
- It was placed on a bier and taken to the cathedral.
2literary(coffin)féretro masculineataúd masculine
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