ETYM Also suastica, svastika, etc.
The official emblem of the Nazi Party and the German Third Reich.
Cross in which the bars are extended at right angles in the same clockwise or counterclockwise direction. An ancient good-luck symbol in both the New and the Old World and an Aryan and Buddhist mystic sign, it was adopted by Hitler as the emblem of the Nazi Party and incorporated into the German national flag 1935–45.
(nem. Hakenkreuz) Kukasti krst (simbol fašističke Nemačke); up. svastika
Kukasti krst, prvobitno: Znak Sunca; u Hitlerovoj Nemačkoj: simbol naciolansocijalističkog pokreta.