Kindlein

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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kindlein n (genitive Kindleins, plural Kindlein or Kinderlein)

  1. Diminutive of Kind

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is unchanged Kindlein.
  • The plural Kinderlein is occasionally seen in standard usage, for example in the well-known Christmas carolIhr Kinderlein kommet”.

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