Bekenntnis

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bekennen +‎ -nis

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Bekenntnis n (genitive Bekenntnisses, plural Bekenntnisse)

  1. confession
    Die Bekenntnisse eines Lügners.
    The confessions of a liar.

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  • In modern standard German, the term is neuter, but in older works it was often feminine. (Compare the notes about -nis.)

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