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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gaskaftiz. Equivalent to ġe- +‎ sċeaft. Cognate with Old High German giscaft (German Geschäft), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍃𐌺𐌰𐍆𐍄𐍃 (gaskafts).

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NounEdit

ġesċeaft f, n

  1. creation
  2. something created, a creature
  3. institution, destiny

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