English to Danish Meaning :: foundling

Foundling :
hittebarn
- hittebarnhittebarnhittebørn
 
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Noun(1) Orphan

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(1) She had a friend who was abandoned at birth, a foundling , and she began to realise that abandoned children were in a far worse position than adopted ones.(2) Drawing on historical research and contemporary interviews, Adie sheds light on how the fate of a foundling differs starkly depending where someone was born.(3) For it goes without saying that u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510every child, even a foundling , is reputed to be the son of a fatheru251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb.(4) Perhaps you recall the scene in Three Men And A Baby where Tom Selleck, cradling their foundling in the crook of his arm, reads the child a story about a championship boxing match in that same tone of voice.(5) Ginger Rogers plays a department store clerk who is mistakenly identified as the mother of an infant foundling .(6) The fate of the foundling still depends starkly on where it is born.(7) Thus an elaborate plan was hatched, making it appear that the baby, born in 1922, was a foundling .(8) Everything becomes poor, dry, forsaken and neglected, as if most of the buildings and all of the people inside them were orphans, foundlings with no way to prove their origins or fight for their rights and heritage.(9) Lastly, the deserving poor, including foundlings , orphans, the neglected infants of working mothers, adolescent girls on the streets, the sick, and the aged had to be brought within the pale of religious life.(10) And with foundlings there was always a question mark.(11) One of the most graphic indicators of the growth in poverty was the rise in the number of foundlings and abandoned children.(12) To deceive the governors the women sometimes presented their own babies for inspection, so the hospital began branding the foundlings on the arm to ensure proper identification.(13) The nuns had a special social role in care for the sick and in rescuing foundlings .(14) The hospital was the parent of all foundlings admitted until they reached the age of 21, overseers and other local officials having no power in the hospital.(15) But only this morning, 12 new foundlings were left at the orphanage door, just as funds are again quite low.(16) The majority of Santiago's foundlings were also very young infants: from the period 1875 to 1915, 72 percent of children were less than a month old.
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Noun
1. abandoned infant ::
forladte spædbarn
2. waif ::
waif
3. stray ::
omstrejfende
4. orphan ::
sjældne
5. outcast ::
udstødt
Different Forms
foundling, foundlings
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