Gesundheit meaning

gə-zo͝ont'hīt'
Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.
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Used to wish good health to someone who has just sneezed.
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(North America) Said to someone who has just sneezed.
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Origin of gesundheit

  • German health from Middle High German gesuntheit from gesunt healthy from Old High German gisunt
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From German Gesundheit (“health; soundness”). Cognate with Old English gesund (“sound, safe, healthy”).
    From Wiktionary