1.
the creature, the being
(Sounds a little "phantastic")
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2.
the core character, nature, essence
(Primarily talking about people, but it also works for things or ideas. You could talk about the "Wesen" of communism, for instance. )
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Word of the Day - "das Wesen"

A fascinating, almost philosophical look at the meaning and origin of "das Wesen" and an insight into what being has to do essence and absence :).

Vocab:

das Wesen, das Lebewesen, wesentlich, abwesend, anwesend, das Unwesen


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Root: *wes-
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