English to Afrikaans Meaning :: nun

Nun :
- nunnonne

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Noun(1) a woman religious(2) a buoy resembling a cone(3) the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

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(1) she became a nun(2) While this nuptial dimension belongs to the entire Church by reason of our baptism, the cloistered nun is consecrated to be an icon of this reality.(3) Not long afterward, she converted to Christianity and became a Carmelite nun .(4) One of mother's aunts was a nun in the Sisters of the Holy Family, a black order in New Orleans.(5) The protagonist is a Carmelite nun who is gifted with visions and who writes inspiring poetry about them.(6) During the 500's, Saint Benedict of Nursia established monasteries where monks and nuns lived in separate communities.(7) The bias against celibacy prevents the emergence of a distinctive caste of female religious comparable to the nuns and abbesses of the Christian West.(8) She accepted only nurses over thirty years of age and refused to allow Roman Catholic nuns or other religious orders to serve.(9) The group included eight Catholic nuns , a priest, four military veterans, union organizers, and students.(10) Like Whitby in Northumbria, several of the Kentish minsters had been double houses, comprising communities of nuns and monks ruled by an abbess.(11) True, in Roman Catholicism there are whole communities of monks and nuns who intercede every day for those who do not have the desire or the capacity to pray for themselves.(12) It was this letter which enabled the founding of Carmelite communities for nuns , and gave official recognition to lay people as members of the order.(13) Many of the men wore white skullcaps and long white robes, dishdashas, and the women were either scarved and covered or in the full abaya, a black nunlike garb.(14) Soon the effects of the new teaching were widely felt, with monks and nuns leaving their monasteries and convents.(15) A Jesuit uncle, then chaplain to the Seattle community of Carmelite nuns , made an emergency appeal for prayers.(16) Soon there was also a house for nuns of which Augustine's widowed sister became ÔÇÿmotherÔÇÖ.
Related Words
1. sister ::
2. abbess ::
3. prioress ::
6. novice ::
8. religious ::
9. conventual ::
10. contemplative ::
11. canoness ::
kano niese
12. vestal ::
13. anchoress ::
Different Forms
nun, nuns
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