gesund

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German gisunt, which is the earliest German source of the post-sneezing interjection; ultimately stemming from a term evolved from the Proto-Germanic *sundaz, from root Proto-Indo-European *swen-to- (compare English sound (healthy, safe, unharmed); Old English gesund (sound, safe, healthy); Old Saxon gisund, Old Frisian sund, Dutch gezond, Swedish sund (healthy); also Old English swīþ (strong), Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌸 (swinþ, strong); German geschwind (fast, quick), with connections in Indo-Iranian and Balto-Slavic.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

gesund (comparative gesünder, superlative am gesündesten)

  1. healthy (enjoying health)
  2. healthy (conducive to health)

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon gisund, from Proto-Germanic *gasundaz. Cognate to German gesund, Dutch gezond, English sound.

Adjective[edit]

gesund (comparative gesünner, superlative gesünnst)

  1. healthy, sound

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See sund. Compare to Old Saxon gisund and Old High German gisunt.

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ġesund

  1. healthy

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