Nazi-Deutsch/Nazi-German: An English Lexicon of the Language of the Third Reich

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überbildet. Overeducated. Over-intellectualized, too bookish, too rational. Nazi description of their opponents.

Überfallskommando. Search unit. Jewish police unit in Lodz-Ghetto.

Überfremdung. Foreign influence. Spiritual, foreign, un-German influence in the form of deceptive thinking and culture through Christianity and Judaism. Biological foreign influences from the introduction of foreign races and people. See artfremd.

Übergangslager. (ÜL) Temporary detention camp. A camp used as a stopping spot for reshipment of Jews to death camps.

Übergangslösung. Transition solution. Steps taken by high-ranking Nazi officials to achieve the so-called “Final Solution.” Later, deportation of Jews preliminary to their transport to a death camp.

Übergangsmaßnahme. Transition measure. Placing or relocating the Jews in ghettos preliminary to their mass murder.

Übermenschen. Supermen. In Nazi ideology, the supreme examples of the human species, the German-Nordic-Aryans.

Übernahmeschein. Reception paper. Sales license, certificate that goods, especially food, were offered first to authorities. See also Ablieferungspflicht.

übernationale Mächte. Supranational powers. International agencies such as the Catholic church, the Freemasons, the Jewish “world conspiracy”; believed to be masterminds ruling the world.

überrollen. To roll over. To advance rapidly and overtake retreating troops.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Foreword xi
  • Notes xiv
  • Foreword xv
  • Preface xix
  • Acknowledgments xxi
  • The Tradition of Anti-Jewish Language 1
  • Nazi-Deutsch: An Ideological Language of Exclusion, Domination, and Annihilation 27
  • Lexicon 47
  • A 49
  • B 86
  • C 112
  • D 115
  • E 135
  • F 156
  • G 175
  • H 200
  • I 216
  • J 221
  • K 233
  • L 254
  • M 269
  • N 283
  • O 299
  • P 309
  • Q 321
  • R 322
  • S 356
  • T 394
  • U 403
  • V 411
  • W 430
  • X 448
  • Z 449
  • Appendix 459
  • Select Bibliography 477
  • About the Authors 481
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