Gleichnis

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gelīchnisse, from Old High German gilīhnissi, gilīhnessi, from Proto-Germanic *galīkanassuz. Cognate with English likeness, Dutch gelijkenis.

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Noun[edit]

Gleichnis n (genitive Gleichnisses, plural Gleichnisse)

  1. simile
  2. (biblical) parable

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