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Eigenheit

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EtymologyEdit

eigen +‎ -heit

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NounEdit

Eigenheit f (genitive Eigenheit, plural Eigenheiten)

  1. singularity (the state of being singular, distinct, peculiar, uncommon or unusual)
  2. behavior, mannerism (a distinctive behavioral trait)
    Es brauchte seine Zeit, bis er sich an die Eigenheiten der Menschen im neuen Land gewöhnt hatte.
    It took a little while for him to get used to the behavior of people in the new country.

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