Bris vs Pris - What's the difference?

bris | pris |

As nouns the difference between bris and pris

is that bris is (label) ritual male circumcision while pris is price, cost.

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(wikipedia bris)


  • (label) Ritual male circumcision.
  • * 1974 , Phillip E. Goble, Everything You Need to Grow a Messianic Synagogue , page 22,
  • This bath symbolizes both a spiritual mikveh (Jewish purification bath) and a spiritual bris (circumcision which makes one a Jew).
  • * 1993 , Miriam Rose, Miriam Zakon, The Baker Family Circus'', ''Baker's Dozen (Omnibus), Volume 4, page 129,
  • The night before the bris', he invited nine of his little buddies to come and say ''kerias shema'' around the baby's bassinet. Mommy and Daddy, who flew in for the ' bris , were so touched, they kept dabbing their eyes and coughing.
  • * 2009 , Jeffrey Shandler, Jews, God, and Videotape: Religion and Media in America , page 155,
  • Although indigenous visual documentation of the bris was, until the advent of video, limited and often oblique, the ceremony is a longstanding fixture of Christian art.
  • * 2013 , Ted Falcon, David Blatner, Judaism For Dummies , 2nd Edition, page 109,
  • However, if the baby is born on a Wednesday night, then the bris' would occur on the following Thursday morning because Jewish days begin at sundown, and the '''bris''' is tradionally performed during the day. (Note that the Talmud (see Chapter 3) states if the baby's health is in question, then the ' bris must be postponed.)


    * (circumcision) bris milah, brit milah

    Derived terms

    * bris periah


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