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Ungeziefer has sometimes been translated as " cockroach ", " dung beetle ", " beetle ", and other highly specific terms. The term "dung beetle" or Mistkäfer is, in fact, used by the cleaning lady near the end of the story, but it is not used in the narration. [ citation needed ] Ungeziefer also denotes a sense of separation between himself and his environment: he is unclean and must therefore be secluded. [ citation needed ]