Reichskanzler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Reichskanzler.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈrʌɪxsˌkan(t)slə/, /ˈrʌɪksˌkan(t)slə/

Noun[edit]

Reichskanzler (plural Reichskanzlers or Reichskanzler)

  1. The German Chancellor or head of state from 1871 to 1945; specifically (from 1933 to 1945), Adolf Hitler as head of the Third Reich. [from 19th c.]
    • 2001, Anthea Bell, translating WG Sebald, Austerlitz, Penguin 2011, p. 236:
      Maximilian, in spite of the cheerful disposition which he shared with Agáta, had been convinced […] that the parvenus who had come to power in Germany […] had abandoned themselves from the first to a blind lust for conquest and destruction, taking its cue from the magic word thousand which the Reichskanzler, as we could all hear on the wireless, repeated constantly in his speeches.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʀaɪ̯çsˌkantslɐ/
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Noun[edit]

Reichskanzler m (genitive Reichskanzlers, plural Reichskanzler)

  1. Reichskanzler

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