Schützling

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

schützen +‎ -ling

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʏt͡slɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Schütz‧ling
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schützling m (genitive Schützlings, plural Schützlinge)

  1. protégé(e)
    Synonyms: Günstling, Protegé, Schutzbefohlener

Usage notes[edit]

Like many German nouns referring to human beings, this word is used to refer to both males and females, and is always grammatically masculine.

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