Translation of ritual in Spanish:


ritual, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪtʃ(u)əl/ /ˈrɪtʃʊəl/

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    ritual masculine


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    (slaughter/dance) ritual
    his ritual mid-morning cup of coffee su consabida taza de café de media mañana
    • the ritual greetings los saludos formularios / de rigor
    • His duties are to lead prayers and to perform ritual sacrifices on religious holidays and special occasions.
    • Tantra set out ritual practices, religious proscriptions, yogic techniques, and philosophical doctrine.
    • At the centre of religious and ritual practice is a division between ‘this’ and ‘the other’ world.
    • Other studies have, however, documented the richness of religious and ritual practice in contemporary Vietnam.
    • Contemporary concerns with cleanliness and purity are bound up with religious and ritual uses of water in the past.
    • The slain bodies of the townspeople had been given the ritual burial, cremated in the fire, their souls sent to the afterlife to live in peace.
    • During this period, there are dances, and ritual sacrifices of animals.
    • She realized they were dancing a ritual dance, a dance to an unknown deity.
    • During the ritual ceremonies and dances, Hopi men wear elaborate costumes that include special headdresses, masks, and body paints.
    • When writers referred to ritual dance around the turn of the century, they introduced ideas of religious activities into the discussion.
    • It was a place of ritual burial from c. 2000 BC, long before the arrival of the Celts in Ireland.
    • The defendant was accused of murder, a ritual killing.
    • The island's men perform ritual dances to attract wives in this matriarchal society.
    • After death, the family performs rites for the benefit of the departed and undertakes a ritual purification of the home.
    • After the ritual blessing, the relic was replaced in its casket.
    • There are wedding songs, ritual songs, cult songs, lullabies, healing songs, and work songs.
    • In ritual life, the arts, such as dance and body painting, serve as a counterforce to evil and generate energy.
    • Food consumption is a vital part of ritual celebrations.
    • In Gypsy custom, ritual purification is the road to health.
    • Even in ancient times, spas were highly technical buildings with practical and ritual traditions.