Gesäß

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Alternative formsEdit

  • Gesäss (Switzerland, Liechtenstein)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German gisazi (‘seat, residence, camp, backside’), from “where one sits on”, compare sitzen. Possibly ultimately from a Proto-Germanic *sētiją. Compare also English seat, Icelandic sæti, Middle Dutch gesaete.

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NounEdit

Gesäß n (genitive Gesäßes, plural Gesäße)

  1. (anatomy) backside, buttocks

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Derived termsEdit

  • Gesäßbein
  • Gesäßmuskel
  • Gesäßschwiele
  • Gesäßtasche
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:07