wedding customs

der Hochzeitsbrauch

the wedding custom

die Hochzeit

the wedding

die Heirat

the wedding 2

die Ehe

the marriage

der Verlobte

the fiance

die Verlobung

the engagement

die Brautjungfer

the bridesmaid

der Bräutigam

the bridegroom

die Braut

the bride

das Standesamt

registry office

heiraten

to marry

sich verloben

to get engaged

die Gelegenheit

the opportunity

der Polterabend

the party on the eve of a wedding, smashing plates

das Brautpaar

the bride and bridegroom

die Scherbe

the broken piece of pottery/glass/china

gemeinsam

common

auf alle Fälle

in any case

die Kopfschmerzen

the headache

abergläubisch

superstitious

etwas Geliehenes

something borrowed

der Brautschleier

the veil

das Hochzeitskleid

the wedding dress

die Unterwäsche

the underwear

die Treue

the faithfulness

zusammensparen

to save up

steigend

ascending

die Trauung

the wedding ceremony

niedlich

sweet, gorgeous

der Engel

the angel

sich benehmen

to behave

weggeben

to give away

segnen

to bless

unverheiratet

unmarried

der Blumenstrauß

the wedding bouquet

die Dose

the tin, aluminium tin

streuen

to scatter, to sprinkle

die Flitterwochen

the honeymoon

über die Schwelle tragen

to carry over the threshold

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