German

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Etymology

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From Middle High German gesunt, from Old High German gisunt, from Proto-West Germanic *gasund, a prefixed form of *sund, from Proto-Germanic *sundaz, from root Proto-Indo-European *swen-. Cognate with English sound.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzʊnt/
  • Rhymes: -ʊnt
  • Audio (Austria):(file)
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Adjective

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gesund (strong nominative masculine singular gesunder, comparative gesünder, superlative am gesündesten)

  1. healthy (enjoying health)
    Antonyms: krank, kränklich, (rare in this sense) ungesund
  2. healthy (conducive to health)
    Synonym: gesundheitsfördernd
    Antonyms: ungesund, schädlich, gesundheitsschädlich, gesundheitsgefährdend

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Further reading

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  • gesund” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • gesund” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • gesund” in Duden online

Hunsrik

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Adjective

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gesund (comparative gesinder, superlative gesindest)

  1. healthy
    Sie sin nommol gesund.
    They are healthy again.
    Er is en gesunder Mann.
    He is a healthy man.

Declension

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Declension of gesund (see also Appendix:Hunsrik adjectives)
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative gesund gesund gesund gesunde
accusative gesunde gesund gesund gesunde
dative gesunde gesunde gesunde gesunde
Strong inflection nominative gesunder gesunde gesundes gesunde
accusative gesunde gesunde gesundes gesunde
dative gesundem gesunder gesundem gesunde

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Low German

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Etymology

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From Middle Low German gesunt, from Old Saxon gisund, from Proto-West Germanic *gasund. Cognate to German gesund, Dutch gezond, English sound.

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gesund (comparative gesünner, superlative gesünnst)

  1. healthy, sound

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Old English

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Etymology

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From ġe- +‎ *sund. The latter descends from Proto-Germanic *sundaz. Compare to Old Saxon gisund and Old High German gisunt.

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ġesund

  1. healthy
  2. sound
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "Saint Maur, Abbot"
      ...and hē sona ġesund sylf ūpp ārās swā ðæt hit næs ġesēne hweðer hē sēoc wǣre.
      ...and he immediately rose up by himself sound, so that it could not be perceived that he had been sick.

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Descendants

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  • Middle English: ȝesund, isund, izound; sund, sound