Any object she sits on or lies upon during this period becomes a midras uncleanness (carrier of tumah).
One who comes into contact with her midras, or her, during this period becomes tamei (ritually impure) (Leviticus -23) A man who has sexual relations with a niddah is rendered ritually impure for seven days, as opposed to one day of impurity for coming into contact with her, or her midras (Leviticus ) Leviticus further prohibits sexual intercourse with a woman who is in her niddah state.
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The majority of these uses refer to forms of uncleanliness in Leviticus.
For example, in Leviticus, if a man take his brother's wife, then that is "uncleanness", niddah.
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