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British English: /ˈkɪt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈkɪtn/

Translation of kitten in German:


  • 1
    [Katzen]junge, das
    the cat has had kittens
    die Katze hat Junge bekommen
    as weak as a kitten
    schwach und matt
    be as nervous as a kitten
    furchtbar ängstlich sein
    (be easily startled)
    vor dem eigenen Schatten erschrecken
  • 2 [colloquial]have kittens
    (be upset)
    Zustände kriegen
    be having kittens
    (be nervous)
    am Rotieren sein

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