Kette

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See also: ketté and ketté-

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German keten, ketene, from Old High German ketīna, from Latin catēna.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛtə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Kette f (genitive Kette, plural Ketten, diminutive Kettchen n or Kettlein n)

  1. chain (series of interconnected rings, usually of metal)
  2. necklace, bracelet, anklet (thin chain worn as jewelry)
  3. (often plural) chain, shackle, fetter (chain used to bind a person or animal)
    Synonym: Fessel
  4. (figuratively) chain, series (number of following items or events)
    Synonyms: Folge, Reihe, Serie
  5. (figuratively) chain of businesses; company with several chain stores

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Kette f

  1. plural of Kett