Gesäß

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gesæze, gesezze, gesetze, gesōze, from Old High German gisāzi (seat, residence, camp, backside), from "where one sits on"; compare German sitzen. Possibly ultimately from a Proto-Germanic *sētiją. Compare also English seat, Icelandic sæti, Middle Dutch gesaete.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzɛːs/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzeːs/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: Ge‧säß

Noun[edit]

Gesäß n (genitive Gesäßes, plural Gesäße)

  1. (formal, anatomy) backside, buttocks

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gesäß” in Duden online
  • Gesäß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache