See also: Hond, hönd, hǫnd, and Hond.

AfrikaansEdit

 
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n hond

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch hond.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hond (plural honde, diminutive hondjie)

  1. dog

DutchEdit

 
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Een hond in het water.
A dog in a body of water.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɔnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hond
  • Rhymes: -ɔnt

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch hunt, from Proto-West Germanic *hund, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwn̥tós, from *ḱwṓ. Cognate to German Hund, English hound.

NounEdit

hond m (plural honden, diminutive hondje n)

  1. dog, Canis lupus familiaris
  2. (derogatory) A derogatory term for a human; a reprehensible person.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: hond
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: hondo
  • Jersey Dutch: hônt
  • Negerhollands: hond, hon, hont, hun
    • Virgin Islands Creole: hont (dated)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch hont, from Old Dutch *hunt, from Proto-Germanic *hundą. Related to honderd.

NounEdit

hond n (plural honden, diminutive hondje n)

  1. (obsolete) an old unit of area measuring 100 roeden, approximately 0.14 hectares

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hǫnd, from Proto-Germanic *handuz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hond f (genitive singular handar, plural hendur)

  1. hand
  2. arm
    Synonym: armur
  3. handful
  4. handwriting
    Synonym: handskrift
  5. signature
    Synonym: undirskrift
  6. side (right or left)
    Synonyms: síða, lið
  7. (obsolete) little halibut
    Synonym: lógvi

DeclensionEdit

f9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hond hondin hendur hendurnar
Accusative hond hondina hendur hendurnar
Dative hond hondini hondum hondunum
Genitive handar handarinnar handa handanna

The original dative singular, hendi, also occurs, but rarely.


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English hand, hond (hand).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hond (plural hondes or honden or hond)

  1. hand
    • a. 1382, John Wycliffe, “Psalm 143:1”, in Wycliffe's Bible:
      Blessid be my Lord God, that techith myn hondis to werre and my fyngris to batel.
      Blessed be my Lord God, who teaches my hands to war and my fingers to battle.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English hund (dog).

NounEdit

hond

  1. Alternative form of hound

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand

Old FrisianEdit

 
Ēne hond.

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *handu. Cognates include Old English hand and Old Saxon hand.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hond f

  1. (anatomy) hand

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Old SaxonEdit

NounEdit

hond f

  1. Alternative form of hand