Geist

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German geist, geist, from Proto-Germanic *gaistaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeysd-, *ǵʰisd- (anger, agitation). Compare Dutch geest, West Frisian geast, English ghost, Swedish gast.

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Noun[edit]

Geist m (genitive Geistes, plural Geister or Geiste)

  1. Spirit
  2. Ghost
  3. Mind
  4. Essence
  5. An alcoholic drink; a spirit
  6. wit

Declension[edit]

(alcoholic drink)

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