גײַסט

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German geist. Compare German Geist

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish) IPA(key): [ɡaɪst]
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): [ɡaːst]

Noun[edit]

גײַסט (gaystm, plural גײַסטער (gayster)

  1. spirit
  2. ghost

Derived terms[edit]