See also: -henge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from Stonehenge, although it is not strictly a henge.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɛnd͡ʒ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

henge (plural henges)

  1. A prehistoric enclosure in the form of a circle or circular arc defined by a raised circular bank and a circular ditch usually running inside the bank, with one or more entrances leading into the enclosed open space.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

henge

  1. Rōmaji transcription of へんげ

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English *henġ, from Proto-West Germanic *hangiju; compare hangen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛnd͡ʒ(ə)/, /ˈhɛːnd͡ʒ(ə)/, /ˈhind͡ʒ(ə)/

NounEdit

henge (plural henges)

  1. hinge (device a door pivots on)
    Synonyms: gemow, hengel, herre
  2. (rare) A bar for a door.
  3. (rare) The hole for a rudder's pintle.
  4. (rare) Sheep entrails.

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: hinge
  • Scots: heenge

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hanga.

VerbEdit

henge (imperative heng, present tense henger, simple past hang, past participle hengt, present participle hengende)

  1. (intransitive) to hang

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hengja.

VerbEdit

henge (imperative heng, present tense henger, simple past hengte, past participle hengt, present participle hengende)

  1. (transitive) to hang

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

henge (present tense heng, past tense hang or hekk, supine hange, past participle hangen, present participle hengande, imperative heng)

  1. Alternative form of henga

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

henge (present tense henger, past tense hengde, supine hengt, past participle hengd, present participle hengande, imperative heng)

  1. Alternative form of hengja