jeez etymology

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

Detailed word origin of jeez

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 Biblical Hebrew (hbo)
hominium Latin (lat)
יֵשׁוּעַ Hebrew (heb)
Ἰησοῦς Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
Iesus Latin (lat) Jesus.
by Jesus English (eng)
jeez English (eng) (slang) Exclamation of fright, incredulity, shock, surprise or anger.

Words with the same origin as jeez

Descendants of salvator
gee geez saviour
Descendants of -ita
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