English to Afrikaans Meaning :: concubine

Concubine :
byvrou
- byvroubyvroue
 

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Noun(1) a woman who cohabits with an important man

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(1) The courtesan or concubine was often the richest and most politically powerful of the whole court.(2) At the age of eighteen, he took a concubine or mistress and together they had one child, a son.(3) She accepts the advances of the older, richer man and the difficulties she experiences on becoming his concubine are multiplied by the presence of his three other mistresses.(4) Abraham ended up with a wife and a concubine, Jacob with two wives and two concubines .(5) Do they mean to train girls to becoming rich people's wives or concubines ?(6) When and how did they establish concubinary relations with African women and what roles did the relationships play in their general encounter with Africa?(7) But his father is not present to model such a manhood, for Abraham is married to Sarah, and Ishmael is the son of a hastily arranged and foolish concubinary with Sarah's maidservant Hagar.(8) The lords spend money freely, and the Old Master and the Old Mistress add on to the expenses with concubines and opium.(9) Round about were the remains of two 20-year-old women (wives or concubines ?), two 40-year-old men, and a dog.(10) Experts place the blame partly in Chinese cultural tradition that links a man's status to the number of wives and concubines he has.(11) It is evident that some of these women were concubines induced to cohabit with the man by being paid to do so, and this kind of concubinary arrangement continued into the later middle ages.(12) He loved many women and had a multitude of wives and concubines .(13) From Kings to paupers, all of them had their mistresses and concubines and whores.
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(1) imperial concubine ::
Imperial byvrou
Synonyms
Noun
1. mistress ::
minnares
2. courtesan ::
courtisane
3. kept woman ::
gehou vrou
4. lover ::
minnaar
5. paramour ::
minnares
6. doxy ::
prostituee
7. hetaera ::
hetaera
Different Forms
concubine, concubines
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