سینه زنی یا سینه زدن

12:43 Aug 21, 2019
Persian (Farsi) to English translations [PRO]
Religion
Persian (Farsi) term or phrase: سینه زنی یا سینه زدن
سینه‌زنی از رایج‌ترین مراسم سنتی عزاداری برای امامان به خصوص امام حسین(ع) است که عزاداران همراه با نوحه‌خوانی با دست به سینه خود می‌زنند
Fatemeh B
Iran
Local time: 19:58


Summary of answers provided
5 +1flagellate ones chest
Morteza Gholami
5chest-beating
Sajad Mousavi
5Beat your breast
Sina Salehi


  

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Beat your breast


Explanation:
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Sina Salehi
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:28
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian)
PRO pts in category: 18
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chest-beating


Explanation:


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http://en.wikishia.net/view/Chest-beating

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https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/سینه_زنی

"ritual chest-beating"

Sajad Mousavi
Iran
Local time: 19:58
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian), Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi)
PRO pts in category: 4
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flagellate ones chest


Explanation:
flog (someone), as a religious discipline

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Muslims have begun celebrating the religious festival of Ashura, with some Shia men flagellating themselves to commemorate the martyrdom of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed. The day falls each year on the 10th of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/ashura-...

Morteza Gholami
Iran
Local time: 19:58
Native speaker of: Native in Farsi (Persian)Farsi (Persian), Native in Persian (Farsi)Persian (Farsi)

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agree  Ehsan Mirzaei
3 days 15 hrs
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