Küstenwache etymology

German word Küstenwache comes from German Küste (Coast.), German -n-, German Wache (Police station. Wake, watch, vigil.)

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Detailed word origin of Küstenwache

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Küste German (deu) Coast.
-n- German (deu) Genitival interfix indicating that the former part is a characteristic of the latter.
Wache German (deu) Police station. Wake, watch, vigil.
Küstenwache German (deu) Coastguard.