- Feldweibel (Switzerland)
From earlier Feldweibel, a compound of Feld (“field”) + Weibel (“usher”). The modern vocalism is East Central German, probably standardised (outside Switzerland) in part to avoid the resemblance to Weib (“woman, wife”).
Feldwebel m (genitive Feldwebels, plural Feldwebel)
- sergeant (noncommissioned officer)
- → English: feldwebel
- Feldwebel in Duden online