Geist

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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
  7. (Egoistic Philosophy) spook

Declension[edit]

(alcoholic drink)

(all other senses)

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