English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gravestone

Gravestone :
grafsteen
- grafsteen

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Noun(1) a stone that is used to mark a grave

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(1) When visiting a Jewish cemetery, it is customary to place a stone on the gravestone in memory of the deceased.(2) DO you know what your partner wants to have inscribed on their gravestone ?(3) Police were called to the scene on Friday and discovered the gravestone lying at the side of the grave with the headstone turned down in the earth.(4) In Florida he swam with dolphins, symbolised by two stone dolphins carved at the top of his gravestone .(5) A number of other gravestones have been similarly marked.(6) Relatives visiting loved ones' graves thought vandals had struck when they arrived to see scores of gravestones knocked to the ground.(7) Granite is a lasting stone - ideal for monuments like gravestones .(8) But in the past couple of weeks he has noticed that gravestones have been broken, there are tyre marks on the grass and that the whole area is looking untidy.(9) Being based on medieval gravestones and Irish history it is a fairly accurate description of the history of this small corner of Ireland.(10) Vandals desecrated a 17th century graveyard when they sprayed white and gold graffiti on two ancient gravestones .(11) The gravestones were simply made of grey stone and the inscriptions seemed to be short.(12) There are gravestones in the cemetery that date back 80 years.(13) As I round the corner one of the large banners, untethered at the bottom, billows in the wind, revealing a glimpse of old gravestones in the churchyard.(14) Jack has visited the battlefields on the Somme on numerous occasions and he presented a slide show showing some of the military cemeteries and gravestones .(15) But some gravestones are more than 100 years old and the people responsible for many modern ones cannot be traced.(16) No one has taken responsibility for the gravestones over the years, some of the monuments were eight or nine feet high.
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(1) gravestone ::
grafsteen
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Noun
1. headstone ::
grafsteen
2. tombstone ::
grafsteen
3. stone ::
klip
4. monument ::
monument
5. memorial ::
gedenkdiens
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