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Re: When someone sneezes, we sometimes say "_______"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 20, 2001

In Reply to: When someone sneezes, we sometimes say "_______" posted by Steve Jobe on April 20, 2001

: When someone sneezes, we sometimes say a word I do not know how to spell; phonetically it would be "kazundhite". Does anyone know the proper spelling?

One entry found for gesundheit.

Main Entry: ge·sund·heit
Pronunciation: g&-'zunt-"hIt
Function: interjection
Etymology: German, literally, health, from gesund healthy (from Old High German gisunt) + -heit -hood -- more at SOUND
Date: 1914
-- used to wish good health especially to one who has just sneezed