Losung

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German losunge equivalent to Los ‎(lot) +‎ -ung.

Noun[edit]

Losung f ‎(genitive Losung, plural Losungen)

  1. slogan; motto
    • 1932, Erich Mühsam, Die Befreiung der Gesellschaft vom Staat, in: Erich Mühsam: Prosaschriften II, Verlag europäische ideen Berlin (1978), page 290:
      Selbst da, wo schon die Revolution unter der Losung „Alle Macht den Räten!“ den Sieg der Arbeiter und Bauern brachte, wurden die Räte staats- und parteiuntertan […]
      Even there, where the revolution, under the slogan "All power to the councils!", already brought the victory of the workers and peasants, the councils became servant to state and party […]
  2. (military, etc.) password
  3. drawing (e.g. in a lottery)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From hunter slang loslassen ‎(defecate).

Noun[edit]

Losung f ‎(genitive Losung, plural Losungen)

  1. (hunting) droppings
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