English-Swedish translation of bier

Translation of the word bier from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

bier in Swedish

funeralnoun likbår [u], likvagn [u]
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Definitions of bier
1. bier - a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
  rack, stand a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
  catafalque a decorated bier on which a coffin rests in state during a funeral
2. bier - a coffin along with its stand; "we followed the bier to the graveyard"
  coffin, casket box in which a corpse is buried or cremated
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A bier is a stand on which a corpse, or coffin or casket containing a corpse, is placed to lie in state or to be carried to the grave. In Christian burial, the bier is often placed in the center of the nave with candles surrounding it, and remains in place during the funeral.

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