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From Middle High German gesæze, gesezze, gesetze, gesōze, from Old High German gisāzi (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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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzɛːs/
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NounEdit

Gesäß n (genitive Gesäßes, plural Gesäße)

  1. (formal, anatomy) backside, buttocks

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