burial vs interment what difference

what is difference between burial and interment

English

Alternative forms

  • buriall (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English beriel, a re-interpretation of Old English byrġels as a plural, from byrġan (to bury) + -els.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbɛɹɪəl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbɛɹiəl/
  • (regional US) IPA(key): /ˈbɝiəl/

Noun

burial (countable and uncountable, plural burials)

  1. The act of burying; interment

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:interment

Translations



English

Etymology

inter +‎ -ment

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɝmənt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɜːmənt/

Noun

interment (countable and uncountable, plural interments)

  1. The act of burying a dead body; burial.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:interment

See also

  • internment

Translations


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