gesundheit


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ge·sund·heit

 (gə-zo͝ont′hīt′)
interj.
Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.

[German, health, from Middle High German gesuntheit, from gesunt, healthy, from Old High German gisunt.]

gesundheit

(ɡəˈzʊnthait)
sentence substitute
an expression used to wish good health to someone who has just sneezed
[from gesund healthy + -heit -hood; see sound2]

ge•sund•heit

(gəˈzʊnt haɪt)

interj.
(used to wish good health, esp. to a person who has just sneezed.)
[1905–10, Amer.; < German: literally, health =gesund healthy (Old High German gisunt; see sound2) + -heit -hood]

gesundheit

A German word meaning good health, said conventionally when some one sneezes.
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