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English translation of 'Leutnant'

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[ˈlɔytnant ]
masculine nounWord forms: Leutnants genitive , Leutnants or Leutnante plural
second lieutenant
(bei der Luftwaffe) pilot officer (Brit)second lieutenant (US)
Leutnant zur See acting sublieutenant (Brit)ensign (US)
jawohl, Herr Leutnant! yes, sir; (nautical) aye aye, sir

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Example Sentences Including 'Leutnant'

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Der jüngste Leutnant stand, wenn er bei der Garde diente, weit über den bürgerlichen Gelehrten oder Industriellen.
Bentzien, Hans Unterm roten und schwarzen Adler
Hauptmann von Natzmer erhielt wegen Fahrlässigkeit im Dienst 10 Jahre Festungsarrest, ein Leutnant Arnauld zwei Jahre.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
Irgendwann ändert sich dann wieder etwas, als der Leutnant Fröhlich aus dem Krieg kommt und Ditzen aus dem Bett seiner Frau vertreibt.
Crepon, Tom Leben und Tode des Hans Fallada

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'Leutnant' in Other Languages

British English: lieutenant /lɛfˈtɛnənt; luːˈtɛnənt/ NOUN
A lieutenant is a junior officer in the army, navy, or air force.
The lieutenant ordered the man to stop.
  • American English: lieutenant
  • Arabic: مُلَازِمُ أَوَل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tenente
  • Chinese: 陆军中尉
  • Croatian: poručnik
  • Czech: nadporučík
  • Danish: løjtnant
  • Dutch: luitenant
  • European Spanish: teniente
  • Finnish: luutnantti
  • French: lieutenant
  • German: Leutnant
  • Greek: υπολοχαγός
  • Italian: tenente
  • Japanese: 中尉
  • Korean: 중위
  • Norwegian: løytnant
  • Polish: porucznik
  • European Portuguese: tenente
  • Romanian: locotenent
  • Russian: лейтенант
  • Latin American Spanish: teniente
  • Swedish: löjtnant
  • Thai: นายร้อยโท
  • Turkish: teğmen subay/polis
  • Ukrainian: лейтенант
  • Vietnamese: trung úy


Translation of Leutnant from the Collins German to English
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