Schutzstaffel

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English[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From German Schutzstaffel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʊtsʃtafəl/

Noun[edit]

Schutzstaffel (plural Schultzstaffeln)

  1. 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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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Schutz +‎ Staffel, literally “Protection Squadron” or “defence corps”.

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Noun[edit]

Schutzstaffel f

  1. Schutzstaffel, Schusta
  2. Schutzstaffel, SS

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