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The tradition of child vision and hair cutting

The tradition of child vision and hair cutting

There are a number of children's traditions in Anatolian folk culture, most of which are accompanied by a small ceremony and celebration. This period aims to both celebrate the new mother and to revitalize and revitalize the neighborhood and kinship relations. Apart from the general name of görme child seeing adet, these pieces are still applied today with different names from the region to the region. The time of seeing the mother and her baby is also realized in different time periods as soon as she is born, in the first three days and until the forty. During these visits, which usually start from the first days of birth and last for one year, gifts are given to the mother and some words are given for both mother and child. The baby, 'Let the name live,', 'We gave the age of the name of God', 'God mother with the father to enlarge', 'Long live with age', 'God give mind ideas' words, such as saying, 'Mother with the taste of mouth' magnify ',' Allah four '' Blessed motherhood, get blessed milk '. It is customary to bring various gifts to the mother and the baby during the child's vision visit. The type and weight of the gifts are determined by the degree of closeness to the mother. Among them are gold, gold charm, baby suit, jumpsuit and toy.

HAIR CUTTING

The prominent elements of the hair-cutting tradition, which is no longer widespread today, are the votive of the child, the cutting of the cut hair for money and the payment of this money to a poor person. Apart from the votive, when the child is taken to the barber for the first time, a fee is paid for the cutting of the hair.