Sonntagskleidung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of Sonntag and Kleidung. From the habit of going to church on Sunday. Especially in the rural population, the work clothes were changed for special fine clothing only worn on that day.

Noun[edit]

Sonntagskleidung f (genitive Sonntagskleidung, no plural)

  1. churchgoing outfit; one's Sunday best

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