Unreinheit

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From unrein (impure) +‎ -heit. Further analysable as un- (un-) +‎ rein (pure) +‎ -heit (-ness, -hood, -ty).

NounEdit

Unreinheit f (genitive Unreinheit, plural Unreinheiten)

  1. (usually uncountable) impurity
    Antonym: Reinheit
    1. (religion) ritual impurity; a state of being unfit for contact with the holy, caused e.g. by sin or by bodily conditions
  2. (countable) something impure, an impure spot, e.g. a pimple or stain

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