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Pronunciation: / ˈʃʏtḷn /

Translation of schütteln in English:

transitives (auch intransitives) Verb

  • 2 [unpersönlich]es schüttelte ihn [vor Kälte]
    he was shaking [with or from cold]

reflexives Verb

  • shake oneself/itself
    sich im Fieber/vor Lachen schütteln
    be racked with fever/shake with laughter
    ich könnte mich [vor Ekel] schütteln
    I feel utterly revolted

intransitives Verb

  • mit dem Kopf schütteln
    shake one's head

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