See also: hone, Hone, and Hōne

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hœna, from Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan-(to sing), *kana-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hœːnə/, [ˈhœːnə], [ˈhœːn̩]
  • (file)

NounEdit

høne c (singular definite hønen, plural indefinite høner or høns)

  1. hen
  2. chicken (as a food)
  3. (only plural) chicken, (Gallus)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hœna, from Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan-(to sing), *kana-.

NounEdit

høne m, f ‎(definite singular høna or hønen, indefinite plural høner or høns, definite plural hønene)

  1. a hen (female bird of Gallus gallus domesticus, and some other species).
  2. a fanny (UK slang)
  3. (sports) a shuttlecock

Usage notesEdit

The plural høns is listed separately in dictionaries, and can also mean males and females collectively.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn
 
Høner med ekte gåsefjør. (shuttlecocks with goose feathers)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hœna, from Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan-(to sing), *kana-.

NounEdit

høne f ‎(definite singular høna, indefinite plural høner or høns, definite plural hønene)

  1. a hen (as above)
  2. a fanny (UK slang)
  3. (sports) a shuttlecock

Usage notesEdit

The plural høns is listed separately in dictionaries, and can also mean males and females collectively.

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

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