See also: Henne and henné

English

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Noun

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henne (plural hennes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hen.

Danish

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Etymology

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See hen

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛnə], [ˈhɛnn̩]

Adverb

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henne

  1. indicates location
    hvorhenne?where?
    derhenneover there
    henne ved bordetover at the table
  2. a point in time
    tre måneder hennethree months gone, three months pregnant

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Contrast with hen; where henne indicates location, hen indicates movement. Thus hvor løber han henne means "in what place is he running", whereas hvor løber han hen means "whereto is he running".

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Middle Dutch

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Etymology

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From Old Dutch *henna, from Proto-West Germanic *hannju.

Noun

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henne f

  1. hen, chicken

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Alternative forms

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Descendants

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  • Dutch: hen
    • Jersey Dutch: hän
  • Limburgish: hèn

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Norwegian Bokmål

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henne

  1. her; object form of hun (=she)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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henne

  1. objective case of ho

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse henni, dative of hón (she).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛnːɛ/
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Pronoun

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henne

  1. her; object form of hon (=she)
    Synonym: (dialectal) na
    Jag såg henne igår.
    I saw her yesterday.

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