Kasten

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Old High German kasto.

Noun[edit]

Kasten m (genitive Kastens, plural Kästen or Kasten)

  1. crate (e.g. for bottles)
  2. (regional, Germany) box, case
  3. (regional, Austria and parts of southern Germany) cupboard

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Kästen.
  • The unchanged plural Kasten is now widely obsolete. (In the 19th century, however, the umlaut form was still deprecated, for example as “wrong” in Grimm's Deutsches Wörterbuch.)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kasten f pl

  1. plural form of Kaste

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