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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Germanic, from Middle Dutch, cognate with German Huhn etc.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hoen n (plural hoenen or hoenders or hoenderen, diminutive hoentje n)

  1. (zoology) A fowl, a gallinaceous bird
  2. Notably the domestic chicken, genus Gallus
  3. In hunting, the partridge

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • haan m (the male bird)
  • hen m (the female bird)

FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

hoen

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of hokea.

WelshEdit

NounEdit

hoen

  1. aspirate mutation of oen (lamb)