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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin hinnus – possibly cognate with hinnire (to whinny).

NounEdit

hinny (plural hinnies)

  1. The hybrid offspring of a stallion (male horse) and a she-ass (female donkey).
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Etymology 2Edit

Alteration of whinny, which is onomatopoeic.

VerbEdit

hinny (third-person singular simple present hinnies, present participle hinnying, simple past and past participle hinnied)

  1. To whinny

Etymology 3Edit

From standard English honey.

NounEdit

hinny (plural hinnies)

  1. (Geordie) A term of endearment usually for women.

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