Hauptmann

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Etymology[edit]

haupt- (chief, head) +‎ Mann (man)

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Noun[edit]

Hauptmann m (genitive Hauptmanns or Hauptmannes, plural Hauptleute or Hauptmänner)

  1. (military) captain

Usage notes[edit]

The normal plural is Hauptleute, while the plural Hauptmänner is rarely used, at least in contemporary military terminology.

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