German edit

Etymology edit

Hunderter +‎ -i, from hundert (hundred).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʊni/
  • (file)

Noun edit

Hunni m (strong, genitive Hunnis, plural Hunnis)

  1. (colloquial) a hundred-currency note
    Coordinate terms: Zwanni, Tausi
    • 2011, Jacques Berndorf, Eifel-Müll[1], Grafit Verlag, →ISBN:
      »Ein Hunni?« »Ein Hunni«, nickte ich. Wir betraten hinter Martin seinen Palast und ich hörte, wie Rodenstock beim Anblick der chaotischen Tigerfellanhäufung den Atem einsog und gleich darauf entsetzt stöhnte. Ich nahm einen Hundertmarkschein aus meiner Geldbörse und legte sie auf den Tisch.
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Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • Hunni” in Duden online
  • Hunni” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek Οὗννοι (Hoûnnoi).

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Hunnī m pl (genitive Hunnōrum); second declension

  1. The Huns

Declension edit

Second-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Hunnī
Genitive Hunnōrum
Dative Hunnīs
Accusative Hunnōs
Ablative Hunnīs
Vocative Hunnī

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Hunni”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Hunni in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Hunni”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Old High German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin Hunni, as if from Proto-West Germanic *Hūnī, *Hunnī. Cognate with Old English Hūne, Old Norse húnir.

Proper noun edit

Hunni m pl

  1. Huns

Usage notes edit

Attested in Hildebrandslied as nominative singular hun and genitive plural huneo, possibly indicating a long-vowel form hūn-, as seen in the Old English and Old Norse equivalents.

Declension edit