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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German hano, from Proto-Germanic *hanô, from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing). Compare Dutch haan, Danish hane.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɑːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːn

NounEdit

Hahn m (genitive Hahns or Hahnes, plural Hähne or Hahnen, diminutive Hähnchen n or Hähnlein n)

  1. cock, rooster
  2. stopcock, tap, spigot, faucet

Usage notesEdit

  • The normal plural is Hähne.
  • The plural Hahnen is obsolete or dialectal (the last remnant of what was once a weak noun).

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Proper nounEdit

Hahn m or f (genitive Hahns)

  1. A common surname originating as a nickname.

Further readingEdit

  • Hahn in Duden online