Huhn

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German huon, from Proto-Germanic *hōną. Compare Dutch hoen. See also Henne.

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NounEdit

Huhn n ‎(genitive Huhns or Huhnes, plural Hühner, diminutive Hühnchen n)

  1. hen
  2. (chiefly in the plural) chicken

Usage notesEdit

  • The singular Huhn is generally taken to mean a female chicken, whereas the plural Hühner may include roosters.

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External linksEdit

  • Huhn in Duden online
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