See also: geduld



From Middle High German gedult, from Old High German gidult, githult (8th century), from Proto-Germanic *ga- + *þuldi. Related to Dutch geduld, Vilamovian gydułd, English thild and thole. See dulden for more.


  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈdʊlt/
  • Hyphenation: Ge‧duld
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Geduld f (genitive Geduld, no plural)

  1. patience
    Synonyms: Ausdauer f, Langmut f, Nachsicht f
    Antonym: Ungeduld f
    Sie wartete mit großer Geduld, bis sie endlich an der Reihe war.
    She waited very patiently, until finally it was her turn.


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Geduld m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Gedulds or (with an article) Geduld, feminine genitive Geduld, plural Gedulds)

  1. a surname

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