Translation of burial in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈberiəl/


countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • entierro (masculine) to give sb a decent/Christian burial dar* a algn honrosa/cristiana sepultura burial at sea entierro en el mar (before noun/delante del nombre) burial ground cementerio (masculine) burial mound túmulo (masculine) funerario burial rites ritos (masculine plural) funerarios his burial place is unknown no se sabe dónde está enterrado
    More example sentences
    • They are also charged with preventing or conspiring to prevent the lawful and decent burial of a dead body.
    • Tamil cremate or bury the dead, with burial being more common among lower castes.
    • Instead, Creon is guilty of a religious sin by denying burial to a dead man's body.

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