[ged-l-ahy-uh, gi-dahl-yuh] /ˌgɛd lˈaɪ ə, gɪˈdɑl yə/
the governor of Judah after its conquest by Babylon. II Kings 25:22–26.
made great by Jehovah. (1.) the son of Jeduthum (1 Chr. 25:3, 9). (2.) The grandfather of the prophet Zephaniah, and the father of Cushi (Zeph. 1:1). (3.) One of the Jewish nobles who conspired against Jeremiah (Jer. 38:1). (4.) The son of Ahikam, and grandson of Shaphan, secretary of king Josiah (Jer. 26:24). After the destruction of Jerusalem (see ZEDEKIAH ØT0003894), Nebuchadnezzar left him to govern the country as tributary to him (2 Kings 25:22; Jer. 40:5; 52:16). Ishmael, however, at the head of a party of the royal family, “Jewish irreconcilables”, rose against him, and slew him and “all the Jews that were with him” (Jer. 41:2, 3) at Mizpah about three months after the destruction of Jerusalem. He and his band also plundered the town of Mizpah, and carried off many captives. He was, however, overtaken by Johanan and routed. He fled with such of his followers as escaped to the Ammonites (41:15). The little remnant of the Jews now fled to Egypt.
John Reynolds, 1970. “GEDANKEN – A Simple Typeless Language Based on the Principle of Completeness and the Reference Concept”, J.C. Reynolds, CACM 13(5):308-319 (May 1970). [Jargon File] /g*-dahn’kn/ Ungrounded; impractical; not well-thought-out; untried; untested. “Gedanken” is a German word for “thought”. A thought experiment is one you carry out in your head. In physics, the […]
[guh-dahng-kuh n] /gəˈdɑŋ kən/ noun, Physics. 1. .
[ged-eez] /ˈgɛd iz/ noun 1. Norman Bel [bel] /bɛl/ (Show IPA), 1893–1958, U.S. industrial and stage designer and architect. 2. Sir Patrick, 1854–1932, Scottish biologist, sociologist, and town planner.
/ˈɡɛdɪt/ interjection 1. (slang) an exclamation meaning do you understand it?: they nicknamed him ‘Treasure’, because of his sunken chest, geddit?