Use this domain for words related to mourning a death--to feel bad because someone died and to show this feeling in various ways. Include whatever cultural practices are used.

OMC Codes: 
765 Mourning
768 Social Readjustments to Death
769 Cult of the Dead
Louw Nida Codes: 
25L Laugh, Cry, Groan x
  • What words refer to mourning a death?
    grieve, be in mourning, mourn, lament, bemoan, mourning, lamentation, grief, sorrow,
  • What noises do people make to show they are mourning?
    bewail, crying, groan, moan, sigh, wail, weep,
  • What special music is played?
    death chant, dirge, funeral march,
  • What words refer to someone who is mourning?
  • What special clothes are worn?
    dress in black, funeral clothes, black veil
  • What do people do to show they are mourning?
    beat their breast, tear their clothes, shave their head, put ashes on their head