See also: höna and høna

Old Frisian edit

Ēn hona.

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *hanō, from Proto-Germanic *hanô, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n- (to sing). Cognates include Old English hana, Old Saxon hano and Old Dutch *hano.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hona m

  1. rooster, cock

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian: hon, höön
  • Saterland Frisian: Hone
  • West Frisian: hoanne

References edit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old High German edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *haunijō, *hauniz, whence also the Old English adjective hēan.

Noun edit

hōna m

  1. mock

Descendants edit

Swazi edit

Verb edit


  1. to snore

Inflection edit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From the pronoun hon.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

hona c

  1. female (of animals, sometimes also plants, rarely of humans)

Declension edit

Declension of hona 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hona honan honor honorna
Genitive honas honans honors honornas

Antonyms edit

Anagrams edit

Tokelauan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *se-o-na.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhʲ]
  • Hyphenation: ho‧na

Determiner edit


  1. (inalienable, indefinite) his, her

See also edit

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 325