Gesetz

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gesetze, gesetzede, from Old High German gisezzida (fixing, determination, assessment), from sezzen (to make sit, set, put), from Proto-Germanic *satjaną (to set, put down).

Noun[edit]

Gesetz n

  1. (Uri) law

References[edit]

  • “Gesetz” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 74.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb setzen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzɛts/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gesetz n (genitive Gesetzes, plural Gesetze)

  1. law, act, bill, statute

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡeˈzæts/, [ɡəˈzæt͡s]

Noun[edit]

Gesetz n (plural Gesetzer)

  1. law
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 5:17:
      De Jesus sot zu senge Jünger: "Mengt net, ech wär komm, fir d'Gesetz oder d'Prophéiten ofzeschafen! Ech sinn net komm fir ofzeschafen, ma fir z'erfëllen."
      Jesus said to his disciples: "Do not think that I came to annul the law or the prophets! I am come not to annul, but to fulfill."

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