1868W.R. ThomsonPoems, Essays & Sketches 170The time of aanneming approaches. Both are passed as fit candidates for the church.
1871J. MackenzieTen Yrs N. of Orange River 19In one family there may be children for baptism; children for ‘aanneming,’ or admission to church-membership, and children who are now men and women who are going to be married.
1909H.E.S. FremantleNew Nation 228All over South Africa the Dutch Church applies an ingenious but effective compulsion of its own, by declining either to admit to confirmation (anneming) young people who cannot read and write, or marry those who have not been confirmed.
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