Use this domain for words related to disposing of a dead body. Different cultures have practices other than burying a body in the ground. Include words for all practices used by the culture.
766 Special Burial Practices and Funerals
Deviant Mortuary Practices
767 Mortuary Specialists
Louw Nida Codes:
52 Funerals and Burial
What words refer to burying a dead body?
bury, burial, inter, interment, lay to rest, entomb
What steps are involved in preparing a body for burial?
burial arrangements, wash (the body), wrap, anoint
What words refer to a person who prepares a body for burial?
embalmer, undertaker, mortician, gravedigger, funeral director,
Where are bodies prepared for burial?
morgue, mortuary, crematorium,
What is used to protect a body?
grave clothes, shroud, coffin, casket, sarcophagus, urn
What is used to carry a body?
pall, bier, hearse
What words refer to burning a body?
cremate, cremation, pyre, ashes
What words refer to leaving a body outside?
expose (a body), funeral platform, left to rot
What words refer to preserving a dead body?
embalm, mummify, mummy,