judenrein

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Judenrein (sometimes; following English capitalisation rules)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German judenrein (cleansed of Jews, literally Jew clean).

Adjective[edit]

judenrein (not comparable)

  1. (Nazism, euphemistic) "Clean of Jews", i.e. having no Jewish inhabitants (e.g. because they have been deported or killed).

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Juden (Jews) +‎ rein (pure, clean).

Adjective[edit]

judenrein (comparative judenreiner, superlative am judenreinsten)

  1. (Nazism, euphemistic, of an area) "Clean of Jews", i.e. having no Jewish inhabitants (e.g. because they have been deported or killed).
    Synonym: judenfrei

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