Erlösung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German erlœsunge, from Old High German irlōsunga. Analyzable as erlösen (to deliver) +‎ -ung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛɐ̯ˈløːzʊŋ/
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Noun[edit]

Erlösung f (genitive Erlösung, plural Erlösungen)

  1. deliverance; liberation
  2. (Christianity) deliverance; redemption; salvation (liberation from sin, its destructive power and its punishment)

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