landsleit

Definition of landsleit

plural of landsman

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History and Etymology for landsleit

Yiddish landslayt compatriots (suppletive plural of landsman), from Middle High German lantsliute alteration of lantliute natives, compatriots, from lant land (from Old High German) + liute people, from Old High German liuti, plural of liut person, people

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“Landsleit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landsleit. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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