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    Offering to teacher

    In Indain culture, before and after learning anyting (e.g music,karate so on)We are giving something to our teacher (maybe money or someother things) as an "offering to teacher" for this one word in English.
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    Re: Offering to teacher

    . . .and we don't customarily bribe our teachers. (In 40 years I was never offered one.)

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    Re: Offering to teacher

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    In Indain culture, before and after learning anyting (e.g music,karate so on)We are giving something to our teacher (maybe money or someother things) as an "offering to teacher" for this one word in English.
    Thank you.
    As others said, this isn't something that is done in our culture. You can transliterate the word from your language and explain what it is. Bribe wouldn't be a correct translation as a bribe is something negative.

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    Re: Offering to teacher

    Its a traditional culture that is still followed in India to offer something as a gift (not neccessarly money) before you start enrolling for an extra curricular education. Usually the teacher blesses the student after receiving the gift. When the student finishes his/her education, once again he/she will offer an other gift to the teacher as a symbol of thanksgiving!. Not all people follows this culture.
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