See also: höna

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hōnijǭ, related to *hanjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kan- (to sing), *kana-. Compare Old English henn, hænn, Old High German henna.

NounEdit

hœna f (genitive hœnu)

  1. hen (female of the chicken, Gallus gallus)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: høne c
  • Faroese: høna f
  • Icelandic: hæna f