Used to wish good health to a person who has just sneezed.
Used to wish good health to someone who has just sneezed.
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”).