English to Afrikaans Meaning :: circumcision

Circumcision :
besnyding
- besnydingbesnydenisse
 

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Noun(1) (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church(2) the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite(3) the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males

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(1) Ever since Abraham, circumcision was the way Jews marked their covenant with God.(2) As furor over female genital mutilation grows, so does the criticism of male circumcision .(3) At present, circumcision is only available on health grounds at the majority of the country's hospitals.(4) Sometimes circumcision is carried out for religious reasons.(5) The wanted them to face charges of practising circumcision without a permit.(6) In the past, young boys underwent ritual circumcision at a relatively late age.(7) Some groups practice circumcision of boys aged ten to twelve to mark their passage into manhood.(8) The bris, or ritual circumcision , takes place eight days after birth.(9) Young men who undergo circumcision at the same time become part of a social group that lasts for a lifetime.(10) There is nothing moral or immoral about the choices we make about circumcision .(11) Kubu was once used as a site for the initiation and circumcision of young boys.(12) Male circumcision is one of the most common surgical operations done worldwide and is considered by many to be a minor procedure.(13) Infant male circumcision as practised by the Jews occurs on the eighth day after birth.(14) Male initiation in the form of circumcision is practiced among most Xhosa groups.(15) Brit Milah, or circumcision , is performed on a Jewish male eight days after he is born.(16) Male circumcision is the most commonly performed surgical operation in the United States.
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1. circumcision ::
besnyding
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circumcision, circumcisions
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