Funeral vs Coronach - What's the difference?

funeral | coronach |


As adjectives the difference between funeral and coronach

is that funeral is related to a ceremony in honor of a deceased person while coronach is coronary.

As nouns the difference between funeral and coronach

is that funeral is a ceremony to honour and remember a deceased person often distinguished from a memorial service by the presence of the body of the deceased while coronach is .

funeral

Adjective

(-)
  • Related to a ceremony in honor of a deceased person.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A ceremony to honour and remember a deceased person. Often distinguished from a memorial service by the presence of the body of the deceased.
  • No one likes to go to funerals .
  • (dated, chiefly, in the plural) A funeral sermon.
  • * South
  • Mr. Giles Lawrence preached his funerals .

    Derived terms

    * funeral director * funeral parlour

    Anagrams

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    coronach

    English

    Alternative forms

    * coranach * coranich * corrinoch * corronach * cronach

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (historical, Scotland, Ireland) dirge, lamentation
  • Usage notes

    * Used for funeral songs in Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland.