Definitions

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  • n. Property.
  • n. Personal belongings; possessions.
  • n. A characteristic; quality; attribute; trait.
  • n. Ownership; possession.
  • n. Control of one's self; self-mastery.

Etymologies

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From own +‎ -dom, a loan-translation of German Eigentum ("property"), from eigen ("own") + -tum ("-dom"). More at own, -dom.

Examples

  • The Er-eignung makes man the property Eigentum, lit. 'owndom' of beyng.

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