Ich kicherte bei diesem Gedanken, und vielleicht hörte er mich, denn er rührte sich – wie erschreckt.
I giggled at that thought, and perhaps he heard me, for he moved - as if startled. ...
- wie is better translated here as "as if" and "startled" is a bit better. Frightened suggests that he awoke ... he's just startled in his sleep.Translated by DrWho 10566 5 months, 2 weeks ago
I giggled at that thought, and perhaps he heard me, for he moved - how frightened.Translated by anitafunny 7734 5 months, 2 weeks ago