Küken

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via German Low German from Middle Low German küken. Cognate to Dutch kuiken, English chicken. A related form is Middle High German kuchil, whence now obsolete Küchlein.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːkən/, [ˈkyːkən], [ˈkyːkŋ̩]
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NounEdit

Küken n ‎(genitive Kükens, plural Küken)

  1. chick (young bird)
  2. (figuratively) the youngest in a group

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