To ensure It is a term that can come from different etymological roots and, therefore, have different meanings. The first meanings mentioned in the dictionary of Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) come from the Latin word vigilāre and are associated with the surveillance What a person does.
In this sense, it can be said that ensuring is to make a guard to accompany a deceased, look after to someone who is sick or to protect a property He verb can also refer to performing an activity at night , in the time he usually goes to sleep.
For example: "We will watch the grandfather in a funeral home downtown", "Do not worry, I will watch over you during your hospitalization", “I think the chemistry exam will make me watch all night: I still have to read five chapters of the book”.
Watching a deceased is one of the most difficult moments in the life of any person, since he has to say goodbye to a loved one. Despite being something so intimate, it is usual to have the support and visit of friends, family and acquaintances who want to show their condolences as a sign of affection.
Precisely these citizens should know that there is a protocol when it comes to ensuring these cases. This is a series of guidelines that will allow them to act correctly and that cannot be heavy or annoying:
-They should not extend their stay too close to the relatives of the deceased because, although they appreciate the visits, they are suffering and also need rest.
-When they leave, it is important that they do so when there are more visits, that is, do not leave those people alone.
- "Speeches" or manida phrases must be avoided to offer condolences. With gestures and presence is more than enough.
-At the time of dressing to go to the wake, those who are not direct relatives of the deceased can go as they wish. Of course, it is recommended that you choose to wear dark clothes.
-Fundamental is to avoid situations that are not comfortable for people who fire their loved one. We are referring to whoever goes to the wake does not devote himself to talking to everyone, to make jokes, to gossip ...
The concept of watching can also derive from velāre, which in turn has its origin in velum ("veil" ). In this case, the verb refers to cover something or, in the field of photography, to eliminate an image of the paper or plaque due to improper use of the light : “Don't take the roll off! You can watch the photos we take ”.
It is known as veil, on the other hand, at posterior third of the palate . The point of articulation is the space where the phonation takes place: the joint point velar , in this framework, it is located in the dorsal sector of the palate.
For phonetics, a velar sound is one characterized by a joint that occurs when the palate veil and the back of the language They come in contact or approach. The consonant velar It is a letter that is pronounced with this sound.
Examples of velar sounds in Spanish are, for example, the "g" of the word cat, the "n" in the orange term or even the "g" of the noun people.