Stardenburdenhardenbart refers to a popular made-up German word, said to mean Kitty or Cat if translated to English.
The term spread on the web through TikTok videos, calling out to cats in various languages and finally with the term “Stardenburdenhardenbart” which always gains the attention of the felines.
The term “Stardenburdenhardenbart” was coined by a Russian internet personality, referring to himself either as Dennis or as G. CAT, first emerging in a YouTube video uploaded to his channel, called Dennis loves cats on February 13th, 2020, under the title “G. CAT – STARDENBURDENHARDENBART! Cat Calling in different languages (German always works)”.
The video features the man rapping “Stardenburdenhardenbart” to a trap instrumental.
“Stardenburdenhardenbart” became a viral phrase online following July 9th, 2020, after Dennis or @g.catt.eng started uploading a TikTok series to the social media platform of calling cats in various languages, finally yelling the titular phrase to them, and saying “German always works” after gaining their attention.
Even though the first video of the series gained a large number of views on TikTok, it was the third episode, which gained over 3 million views as of May 2020.
“Stardenburdenhardenbart” was swiftly defined on Urban Dictionary on July 16th, 2020, while inquiries on Google concerning the meaning behind the term in English started sprawling up.
The meme spread to various other sites as well, especially 9GAG and Reddit, although it mostly remained a signature staple of Dennis loves cats on his YouTube and TikTok uploads.
- Droidharvest.com – TikTok: What is the Meaning of ‘Stardenburdenhardenbart’ in English?
- Urbandictionary.com – Stardenburdenhardenbart
- Reddit.com – r/TikTokCringe