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EtymologyEdit

From late Middle High German gīze (greed), a back-formation from Middle High German gīzen, gītsen (greedy), from Middle High German gīt (greed). Cognate with Luxembourgish Gäiz and Old English gītsian (to desire, long for).

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NounEdit

Geiz m (genitive Geizes, plural Geize)

  1. meanness, miserliness, stinginess

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Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Geiz in Duden online

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Geiz.

NounEdit

Geiz m

  1. avarice