Geschäft

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See also: geschaft

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gescheft, from Old High German giscaft, from Proto-Germanic *gaskaftiz. Cognate with German Geschäft.

Noun[edit]

Geschäft n

  1. (Uri) shop, store
  2. (Uri) business

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gescheft, from Old High German giscaft, from Proto-Germanic *gaskaftiz. Cognate with Yiddish געשעפֿט(gesheft).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈʃɛft/, [ɡəˈʃɛːft], [ɡəˈʃeːft]
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Geschäft n (genitive Geschäftes or Geschäfts, plural Geschäfte)

  1. shop; store
  2. business
  3. business activity
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 46/2010, page 89:
      Unternehmen und Manager, die bei ihren Geschäften im Ausland Menschenrechte verletzen, sollen künftig auch nach deutschem Zivil- und Wirtschaftsrecht haftbar gemacht werden.
      Entrepreneurs and managers that violate human rights during their foreign business activities are to be held liable according to German civil and commercial law in the future.
  4. transaction

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: gheșeft

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Geschäft n (plural Geschäfter)

  1. shop
  2. transaction