KudoZ home » Dutch to English » Religion

Hoge Professie

English translation: Priestdom

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Dutch term or phrase:Hoge Professie
English translation:Priestdom
Entered by: Kathinka van de Griendt
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

11:48 Jun 27, 2004
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Religion
Dutch term or phrase: Hoge Professie
does this concern ordination as monk or nun or as a priest?
Andre de Vries
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:17
ordination of priest
Explanation:
Monks and nuns take vows - priests are ordained and therefore able to reach a high level in the clerical hierarchy.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 1 hr 4 mins (2004-06-27 12:52:48 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

No, it\'s not Afrikaans, it\'s NL. The high profession of clerics is as yet only for (male) priests of the Roman Catholic Church.
Selected response from:

Kathinka van de Griendt
Local time: 17:17
Grading comment
thanks
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
4ordination of priest
Kathinka van de Griendt


Discussion entries: 2





  

Answers


46 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
ordination of priest


Explanation:
Monks and nuns take vows - priests are ordained and therefore able to reach a high level in the clerical hierarchy.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 1 hr 4 mins (2004-06-27 12:52:48 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

No, it\'s not Afrikaans, it\'s NL. The high profession of clerics is as yet only for (male) priests of the Roman Catholic Church.

Kathinka van de Griendt
Local time: 17:17
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  writeaway: can you show where you got this translation from? Is it Afrikaans?
10 mins
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search