sesshaft

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sëzhaft, derived from sëz (abode, residence), from Old High German sez, related with sizzen, whence modern German sitzen (to sit).[1]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈzɛs.haft/, /ˈzɛ.saft/
  • (file)

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sesshaft (comparative sesshafter, superlative am sesshaftesten)

  1. settled, resident, sedentary (living in one place; not nomadic)

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  1. ^ seßhaft in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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