געלט

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gelt, from Old High German gelt (payment, money), from Proto-Germanic *geldą (reward, gift, money), from Proto-Indo-European *gheldh- (to pay). Compare German Geld. Cognate with Dutch geld (money), Danish gjæld (debt), Swedish gäld (debt), English geld.

Noun[edit]

געלט (geltn, plural געלטער (gelter)

  1. money

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