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"De gezondheid"

Translation:The health

3 years ago

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Is this what Dutch people say when someone sneezes? I've heard something similar in German said.

3 years ago

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Yeah we say "gezondheid" as a "bless you"

3 years ago

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Yes in german we say "Gesundheit!"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kaelinho

That's interesting. In Spanish (at least in Mexico) we say "salud" for health, but also for "bless you" when somebody sneezes.

10 months ago

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What does gezondheid literally mean?

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kaelinho

From here: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/gezondheid gezond = healthy, heid = [...]ness So, "healthyness" would be the most literal translation.

10 months ago