geez etymology

English word geez comes from Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, Latin salvator (Saviour.), Latin -ita

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Detailed word origin of geez

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
יְהוֹשֻׁעַ Hebrew (heb)
salvator Latin (lat) Saviour.
-ita Latin (lat)
ישוע Hebrew (heb) (archaic) Jeshua; A male given name... (modern Christian liturgical Hebrew) Jesus.
יֵשׁוּעַ Ancient Hebrew (hbo)
hominium Latin (lat)
יֵשׁוּעַ Hebrew (heb)
Ἰησοῦς Ancient Greek (grc)
Iesus Latin (lat) Jesus.
by Jesus English (eng)
geez English (eng) (euphemistic) An exclamation denoting surprise or frustration.

Words with the same origin as geez

Descendants of salvator
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Descendants of -ita
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