Sieg heil

Sieg heil

[zeek hahyl]
noun German.
hail to victory: a salute used by the Nazis.
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Sieg Heil (ziːk hail)
 
hail to victory: a Nazi salute, often accompanied by the raising of the right arm

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Sieg Heil
Nazi salute, from Ger., lit. "hail victory;" from Ger. Sieg "victory," from O.H.G. sigu, from P.Gmc. *sigiz- "victory" (cf. M.Du. seghe, O.N. sigr, O.E. sige), from PIE base *segh- "to have, to hold" (cf. Skt. saha- "victory," sahate "overcomes, masters;" Gk. ekhein "to hold"). For first element, see
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