In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1rito masculinefuneral rites — ritos fúnebres masculine
- initiation rite — rito iniciático / de iniciación
- It is thought they may have been killed as part of some religious rites but no one really knows and I wonder if, in the future, any finders of these human remains will be similarly appalled and mystified.
- The hotly contested question about cremation rites is not surprising, given their crucial status in the local religion.
- He broke the white wafer into small pieces and placed one in his mouth, whispering the rites of Communion.
- The impromptu funeral rites she performs are her amateurish attempts to clear her conscience of this terrible burden.
- As I have mentioned, the sacrificial rite of kirasudj is held one month after the burial by adherents of traditional religion.
- A second springtime fertility rite, in which unmarried women perform dances and songs, coincides with St. Lazar's Day, eight days before Easter.
- The Church of England still does not sanction remarriage of divorcees - i.e. they cannot be remarried using the full religious rite, though their civil marriages can be blessed by the church, and they can be admitted to communion.
- Major life transitions, such as birth, marriage, and death, are marked by religious ceremonies, often including both Voudou and Christian rites.
- Even now he is surrounded by his ministers and clergymen prepared to administer final rites.
- The third deals with burial rites, mourning, and other kinds of ceremonies.
- Funerary rites involve either a church service or a civil ceremony, depending on the beliefs of the deceased and his or her survivors.
- The village was unable to help him, however, despite the number of religious rites they enacted.
- Some of the diary reads much like a tourist guidebook, describing wedding ceremonies and funeral rites, Afghan customs and consumer prices in Kabul.
- Feasting and sharing food are an important feature of traditional agricultural and religious rites.
- In the black communities of the 1920s, funeral rites were both extremely important and rarely provided for financially.
- Preceded by elaborate communal rites and rituals, its end is to restore harmony and reinforce the social fabric.
- Homage is paid to them in annual rites of fertility, harvest, and the like.
- Though suggestive of mystic, pagan rites of purification and primitivism, the film, like all true surrealism, outrageously defies attempts at pigeonholing analysis and close reading.
- The earth is sacred, and no ploughing or sowing or reaping can take place without some religious rite.
- Article 17 insists that the dead be ‘honourably interred’ - if possible ‘according to the rites of the religion to which they belonged’.
- We pray to our own god and according to our own religious rites and traditions’ he explained.
- The recipient must be an American boy or girl celebrating a religious rite: a first communion, confirmation, bar or bat mitzvah.
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