See also: Hals, háls, häls, håls, and hals'

CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hals, from Old High German hals.

NounEdit

hals ?

  1. neck
  2. throat

ReferencesEdit

  • “hals” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

NounEdit

hals c (singular definite halsen, plural indefinite halse)

  1. throat
  2. neck
DeclensionEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

hals c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of hal

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

hals

  1. imperative of halse

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch hals, from Old Dutch hals, from Proto-West Germanic *hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑls/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hals
  • Rhymes: -ɑls

NounEdit

hals m (plural halzen, diminutive halsje n)

  1. (narrow sense) Front side of the neck; throat.
    Synonym: keel
  2. (broad sense) Neck.
    Synonym: nek

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

hals

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

hals

  1. indefinite genitive singular of halur

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch hals, from Proto-West Germanic *hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

NounEdit

hals m

  1. neck

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: hals

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English heals, from Proto-West Germanic *hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz (neck, throat). The nautical sense is influenced by Old Norse hals (neck).

NounEdit

hals

  1. neck, throat
    • 1380s, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Parliament of Fowles:
      I dar eek seye, if she me finde fals, / Unkinde, Iangler, or rebel in any wyse, / Or Ialous, do me hongen by the hals!
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (nautical) hawse
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

hals

  1. Alternative form of halsen

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

NounEdit

hals m (definite singular halsen, indefinite plural halser, definite plural halsene)

  1. neck
    en sår halsa sore throat
  2. throat

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hals m (definite singular halsen, indefinite plural halsar, definite plural halsane)

  1. neck, throat

Derived termsEdit

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Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hals

NounEdit

hals m

  1. neck, throat

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz. Cognate with Old English healh, Old Norse hals, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃 (hals).

NounEdit

hals m

  1. neck

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *halsaz, whence also Old English heals, Dutch hals, Old Saxon hals, Old High German hals, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌻𐍃 (hals).

NounEdit

hals m (genitive hals, plural halsar)

  1. neck

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hals, from Proto-Germanic *halsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kólsos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hals c

  1. neck
  2. the gullet or windpipe
  3. a narrow opening in a vessel such as a bottle

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hals 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hals halsen halsar halsarna
Genitive hals halsens halsars halsarnas

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