HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *kone (armpit). Cognates include Mansi ханул (hanul, armpit), Finnish kainalo and Estonian kaenal.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hón (plural hónok)

  1. (with possessive suffixes, only in fixed phrases): armpit, underarm, (under) someone’s arm
    a hónom alattunder my arm

DeclensionEdit

Possessive forms of hón
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. hónom hónaim
2nd person sing. hónod hónaid
3rd person sing. hóna hónai
1st person plural hónunk hónaink
2nd person plural hónotok hónaitok
3rd person plural hónuk hónaik

Derived termsEdit

Compound words

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #348 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  2. ^ hón in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further readingEdit

  • hón in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

IcelandicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hón

PronounEdit

hón (personal pronoun):

  1. (archaic) she
    Var hón kvenna fríðust.
    And she was the fairest of all women.

DeclensionEdit



Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Norse [script needed] (*hān-), from a prefixed form of Proto-Germanic *ainaz (one).[1]

PronounEdit

hón

  1. she (third-person nominative singular feminine personal pronoun)

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: hún
  • Faroese: hon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: ho
  • Norwegian Bokmål: hu, a
  • Old Swedish: hōn
  • Elfdalian: ą̊
  • Westrobothnian: hu, ho
  • Danish: hun
    • Norwegian Bokmål: hun

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lander, E. T. (2020). The History of the Reinforced Demonstrative in Nordic: Regional Variation and Reconstruction. Netherlands: Brill, p. 10