Kette

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See also: ketté and ketté-

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

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Kette f ‎(genitive Kette, plural Ketten, diminutive Kettchen 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)
  4. (figuratively) chain, series (number of following items or events)
  5. (figuratively) chain of businesses; company with several chain stores

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