Schutzstaffel

EnglishEdit

 
Troopers of the 1st division of the SS, 1939.

EtymologyEdit

From German Schutzstaffel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʊts.ʃta.fəl/

NounEdit

Schutzstaffel (plural Schutzstaffeln)

  1. (historical) Squadron of the Luftstreitkräfte of the German Empire; Schusta
  2. (historical) The internal security force of Nazi Germany; the SS.
  3. A division or corps of this force.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Schutz +‎ Staffel, literally protection squadron, defence corps.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʊt͡sˌʃtafəl/, [ˈʃʊt͡sˌʃtafl̩]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schutzstaffel f (genitive Schutzstaffel, plural Schutzstaffeln)

  1. Schutzstaffel, Schusta
  2. (singular only) Schutzstaffel, SS

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