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Meaning of "funerary" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FUNERARY

funerary  [ˈfjuːnərərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FUNERARY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Funerary is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FUNERARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

funerary

Funeral

A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, respecting, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and practices used by a culture to remember the dead, from interment itself, to various monuments, prayers, and rituals undertaken in their honor. Customs vary widely between cultures, and between religious affiliations within cultures. The word funeral comes from the Latin funus, which had a variety of meanings, including the corpse and the funerary rites themselves. Funerary art is art produced in connection with burials, including many kinds of tombs, and objects specially made for burial with a corpse.

Definition of funerary in the English dictionary

The definition of funerary in the dictionary is of, relating to, or for a funeral.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FUNERARY


cinerary
ˈsɪnərərɪ
contemporary
kənˈtɛmprərɪ
cotemporary
kəʊˈtɛmpərərɪ
cursorary
ˈkɜːsərərɪ
dishonorary
dɪsˈɒnərərɪ
extemporary
ɪkˈstɛmpərərɪ
honorary
ˈɒnərərɪ
itinerary
aɪˈtɪnərərɪ
literary
ˈlɪtərərɪ
noncontemporary
ˌnɒnkənˈtɛmpərərɪ
nonliterary
nɒnˈlɪtərərɪ
numerary
ˈnjuːmərərɪ
preliterary
priːˈlɪtərərɪ
stercorary
ˈstɜːkərərɪ
subliterary
sʌbˈlɪtərərɪ
supernumerary
ˌsuːpəˈnjuːmərərɪ
temporary
ˈtɛmpərərɪ
uncontemporary
ˌʌnkənˈtempərərɪ
unliterary
ʌnˈlɪtərərɪ
vulnerary
ˈvʌlnərərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FUNERARY

funebre
funebrial
funemployment
Funen
funeral
funeral director
funeral home
funeral march
funeral oration
funeral parlour
funeral procession
funeral pyre
funeral service
funereal
funereally
funest
funfair
funfest
fungal
fungi

WORDS THAT END LIKE FUNERARY

arbitrary
British Library
circulating library
contrary
dynamic link library
extraliterary
film library
horary
interlibrary
lending library
mobile library
on the contrary
picture library
public library
reference library
school library
siserary
software library
Tipperary
video library

Synonyms and antonyms of funerary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «funerary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FUNERARY

Find out the translation of funerary to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of funerary from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «funerary» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

陪葬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

funerario
570 millions of speakers

English

funerary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंत्येष्टि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجنائزية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

погребальные
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

funerária
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সমাধিস্তম্ভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

funéraire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemakaman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Grab
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

葬式の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장례
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Funerary
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tang lễ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறுதி ஊர்வல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दब्यासारखे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cenaze
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

funerario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pogrzebowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

похоронні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

funerar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταφικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

graf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

begrav
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

grav
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of funerary

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FUNERARY»

The term «funerary» is regularly used and occupies the 83.821 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FUNERARY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about funerary

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FUNERARY»

Discover the use of funerary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to funerary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Images of Eternal Beauty in Funerary Verse Inscriptions of ...
In The Privileges of Death: Images of Immortality in Verse Inscriptions of the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman Periods Andrzej Wypustek provides a study of various forms of poetic heroization that became increasingly widespread in Greek ...
Andrzej Wypustek, 2012
2
Jewish Funerary Customs, Practices And Rites In The Second ...
This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and ...
Rāḥēl Ḥak̲lîlî, 2005
3
Funerary Arts and Tomb Cult: Living with the Dead in France, ...
This book sheds new light on the interplay of the funerary arts, tomb cult and the mentalities that shaped them in France, over a period famous for profound and often violent change.
Suzanne G. Lindsay, 2012
4
Late Antique Egyptian Funerary Sculpture: Images for this ...
I found reading this book exhilarating.
Thelma K. Thomas, 2000
5
Roman Funerary Sculpture: Catalogue of the Collections
A group of these memorials, often so opulent that they required considerable economic sacrifice from the families who commissioned them, is catalogued in this volume.
Guntram Koch, Karol Wight, 1988
6
Death, Ritual, and Belief: The Rhetoric of Funerary Rites
Describing a great variety of funeral ritual from major world religions and from local traditions, this book shows how cultures not only cope with corpses but also create an added value for living through the encouragement of afterlife ...
Douglas Davies, 2002
7
Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds
Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds features over 150 original photographs from award winning photographer Elizabeth Huston.
‎2005
8
the funerary art of ancient egypt: abridge to the relam of ...
This book is novel in that it is the first to discuss the artistic development of funerary scenes over the four hundred years of the New Kingdom, covering the different reigns of the period.
abeer el shahawy, 2005
9
Inscriptions: The Funerary Monuments
This volume presents the funerary inscriptions found in the Athenian Agora between 1931 and 1968.
Donald William Bradeen, 1974
10
The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings: The Egyptian Texts with ...
Noted Egyptologist presents Egyptian text and English translation of important funerary document -- detailed list of offerings made to the dead, as well as liturgy recited by officiating priest. Over 100 illustrations.
E. A. Wallis Budge, Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge, 1909

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FUNERARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term funerary is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Chinese authorities detain and denounce rights lawyers
Wu's protests included a mock funerary altar for a judge outside a court. "The suggestion that these lawyers and activists are part of a 'major ... «Houston Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Unesco world heritage list grows along with cultural sites on 'danger …
News emerged during the ten-day meeting that richly carved funerary busts and a three-metre high statue of a lion were destroyed in Palmyra; ... «Art Newspaper, Jul 15»
3
Chinese rights lawyers detained
Wu's protests included a mock funerary altar for a judge outside a court. "The suggestion that these lawyers and activists are part of a 'major ... «NWAOnline, Jul 15»
4
Doris Salcedo review – an artist in mourning for the disappeared
A text explains that the work pays tribute to a Colombian nurse kidnapped and tortured to death; this, says Salcedo, is her funerary shroud. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Why was South Carolina's Confederate flag rolled? Reason dates …
“I've seen Honor Guards fold too many funerary flags. The confederate flag did NOT deserve that level of respect or reverence, IMHO,” ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
6
Renovation at the 550 year-old Hawd of Sultan Qaytbay completed
Behind the hawd are remnants of service buildings of the once vast funerary complex, including a water-wheel that supplied the hawd, ... «The Cairo Post, Jul 15»
7
The Greatest 17th-Century Genius You've Never Heard Of
Among other things, he wrote one book on funerary practices through the ages (Urn Burial), one on gardening and mathematics (The Garden of ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
8
UNESCO names 27 new World Heritage Sites; other sites …
... the Islamic State, where photos showed militants smashing cultural relics including the funerary busts and the famous Lion Statue of Athena. «Washington Post, Jul 15»
9
Restored Qayetbay basin to be inaugurated
... for Islamic and Coptic Monuments, told Ahram Online that the basin is a part of a funerary and religious complex built by Sultan Qayet Bay. «Ahram Online, Jul 15»
10
The Strategic Use of Hostages in the Ancient World
The tomb contained the Egyptian funerary figurine known as ushebti. (The Oriental Institute). The concept of a 'Royal Nursery' for the education ... «Ancient Origins, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Funerary [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/funerary>. Apr 2020 ».
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