Translation of bier in Spanish:
- 1.1 (stand) andas (feminine plural) on a bier en andasExample sentences1.2 (coffin) [literary/literario] féretro (masculine), ataúd (masculine)
- The body is carried to the grave in an open bier, followed by the funeral party, which is all male.
- 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.
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A patera is a boat with a shallow draft, used by illegal immigrants, known as balseros, to cross the Straits of Gibraltar from Morocco to southern Spain.