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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gesunt, from Old High German gisunt, which is the earliest German source of the post-sneezing interjection; ultimately stemming from a term evolved from the Proto-Germanic *sundaz, from root Proto-Indo-European *swen-to- (compare English sound (healthy, safe, unharmed); Old English gesund (sound, safe, healthy); Old Saxon gisund, Old Frisian sund, Dutch gezond, Swedish sund (healthy); also Old English swīþ (strong), Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌸 (swinþ, strong); German geschwind (fast, quick), with connections in Indo-Iranian and Balto-Slavic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈzʊnt/
  • Rhymes: -ʊnt
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AdjectiveEdit

gesund (comparative gesünder, superlative am gesündesten)

  1. healthy (enjoying health)
  2. healthy (conducive to health)

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HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gesund
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 GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon gisund, from Proto-Germanic *gasundaz. Cognate to German gesund, Dutch gezond, English sound.

AdjectiveEdit

gesund (comparative gesünner, superlative gesünnst)

  1. healthy, sound

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Old EnglishEdit