גיך

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Yiddish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • געך (gekh) (dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gæhe, from Old High German gāhi, from Proto-Germanic *ganhuz. Compare German jäh (abrupt), Jähe (abruptness). Also cognate with Dutch gauw (soon) and probably English gay, jay.

Adjective[edit]

גיך (gikh) (comparative גיכער (gikher), superlative גיכסט (gikhst))

  1. quick, fast

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Noun[edit]

גיך (gikhf

  1. speed, haste

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